Full Time Job

Business Beat Producer


Chicago, IL 10-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Business Beat Producer

NewsNation is seeking a focused, driven, and enterprising journalist to join our network to produce stories centered on business and technology. The business producer will help drive the network's coverage of business, the economy, and technology.

The producer will along with a correspondent cover business news, economic stories, technology news and consumer trends helping to leave the audience better informed and positioned to make decisions about their money.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Stay atop of the financial markets, business news, consumer trends
• Cultivate sources in the business and tech communities
• Demonstrated ability to field produce, craft scripts, and manage planning and logistics
• Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
• Work with management to enterprise and develop stories
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills
• Bachelor's degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required
• At least three to five years broadcast or digital production experience
• Prior experience covering business and the economy preferred
• Background in reporting, research and writing
• Understand importance of social media and social newsgathering
• Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all network personnel
• Operate newsroom computer systems

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d89ye6-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.