Full Time Job

Producer, Digital Content


Chicago, IL 02-16-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
NewsNation is building a new national media outlet for all Americans. We think there's an unmet need for news that isn't tilted toward one ideology or another, walks away from two sides-ism to focus on multiple perspectives when examining the issues, and considers every community across all 50 states. We are dedicated to a truly all-platform experience: a national cable channel plus a vibrant digital presence.

The digital content producer is a strong journalist, using their expertise to showcase the most important and most interesting news items, and integrating the stories, videos and pictures into content our readers and viewers want to see.

This person will collaborate closely with content teams across television and digital, with the ability to create stories, videos and social posts that best serve the growing audience of NewsNation.

Position Description
• Update NewsNation digital platforms (website, app, email, social) with breaking news and topical news of the day
• Craft compelling headlines, teases and social media posts that encourage followers to engage with our journalism
• Pitch stories daily and develop multiple ideas off a single news topic that push stories forward
• Create digital-first content that accomplishes the NewsNation mission and differentiates our brand from our competitors
• Package content that encourages audience engagement to stay on the page longer or view more pages per visit
• Use data to inform content decisions
• Edit wire and local network-affiliated content for a national audience to ensure standards for journalistic integrity and production quality are met
• Clip broadcast segments for publishing across all digital platforms and social media channels
• Utilize SEO best practices
• This position will be based in Chicago

• 2+ years working as a digital reporter, producer or similar role in a major market or national newsroom.
• Strong news judgement and ability to determine when local stories have national appeal
• Excellent communicator, both oral written
• Early morning, late night and/or weekend shifts may be required
• Bachelor's degree in journalism, advertising or marketing or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d56x97-3-239-91-5-42 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.