Full Time Job

Line Producer, Weekend Dayside


Chicago, IL 02-29-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

NewsNation Line Producer, Weekend Dayside (Chicago)

NewsNation is looking for a Line Producer to join the network's weekend dayside program. The line producer plays a lead role in managing creation of the show's rundown and facilitates the production process from the daily pitch meeting to the execution of the live show in the control room collaborating with editorial and production staff throughout the day. The position is based at the network's headquarters in Chicago.

Duties & Responsibilities

Works with the Executive Producer and Senior Producer to create the show's rundown and manage workflow for a team which includes segment producers, writers, and associate producers

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

Times 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
Other duties as assigned

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-gwwxen-3-239-91-5-42 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.