Full Time Job

DC Producer


Washington, DC 08-29-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
NewsNation is seeking a focused, driven, and enterprising journalist to join our Washington, DC bureau as a news producer helping to oversee daily coverage of the federal government, including the White House and Congress, as well as general news in the region and elsewhere. The producer will partner with network correspondents to provide coverage across platforms for News Nation. The position is based at our Washington, DC studios.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Be able to fully report stories emanating from briefings, new conferences, events and statements
• Demonstrated ability to tailor reporting and storytelling to help explain complex topics to audiences on broadcast and digital platforms
• Demonstrated ability to field produce, craft scripts, and manage planning and logistics
• Cultivate sources which help cover up to the minute developments and break news from both houses of Congress
• Assist bureau management in daily and long-term scheduling of personnel and editorial planning

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required
• At least five years broadcast or digital production experience
• Background in reporting, research and writing
• Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends, often with short notice
• Must be willing to work in Washington, DC but travel as needed domestically and international
• 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-gw246k-44-200-117-166-42 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.