Full Time Job

Line Producer


Chicago, IL 02-22-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
NewsNation is looking for a Line Producer to be a control room producer for a daily news program. The successful candidate must understand national news, politics, and international news and know how to best tell stories which inform a national audience. The producer plays a lead role in managing creation of the show's rundown and helps to facilitate the production process including the execution of the live show in the control room collaborating with editorial and production staff throughout the day. The position mut be onsite at the network's studios in Chicago.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Skilled at ENPS and able to build rundowns for regular programming as well as breaking news and special programming

Works with director and production crew on technical aspects of broadcast

Writes scripts including but not limited to opens, and teases

Facilitates creation of in-show graphics and story titles

Works with executive producer and senior producer to copy edit show

Time newscast in the control room during live broadcast

Coordinates with assignment desk and control room staff being proactive about troubleshooting problems and responding to breaking news

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor's degree in journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

Five to ten years of producing experience with network or top 20 market experience preferred

Strong writing, organizational, and people skills are vital

Desktop editing is a must.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills who brings lots of ideas to the table

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpeywo-3-239-6-58-42 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.