Full Time Job

Segment Producer, Morning in America


Chicago, IL 06-18-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
NewsNation Segment Producer, Morning in America (Chicago, IL)

NewsNation is looking for a Segment Producer to join the team of Morning in America. The NewsNation Segment Producer is responsible for contributing story ideas, compiling elements, and crafting stories and segments on a variety of topics ranging from domestic to international news. The Segment Producer works with the Executive Producer, Senior Producer, Line Producer to help accurately and truthfully relay stories and make them part of engaging and insightful broadcasts. The position is based at the network's headquarters in Chicago.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Research topics using the Internet, video archives, and other information sources

Select strongest possible elements to help best tell stories

Conduct pre-interviews for guest segments

Write clear, compelling and strong editorial copy

Assist in preparing and executing live, compelling television newscasts.

Keep Executive Producer and Senior Producer apprised of developments of stories
Other duties as assigned by Executive Producer and Senior Producer

Requirements & Skills

Five or more years' experience in national or major-market news

BA/BS degree or equivalent degree in journalism or related field.

Strong writing skills required.

Ability to create dynamic graphic and video elements

Must be self-directing, self-motivating and able to work will with a diverse group of people

Interact well with on-air talent, news managers, videographers, production, digital and engineering staff


Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills

Exhibit strong news judgment

Handle stress, including short deadlines

Work at a computer for extended periods of time

Must be able to work assigned shifts and be on call during overnights, mornings and weekends/holidays


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g372xn-34-204-198-73-42 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.