Full Time Job

Senior Producer


Chicago, IL 04-28-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

NewsNation seeks a Senior Producer to join the growing team at News Nation. The senior producer will play a key leadership role helping to devise the editorial and booking strategy and coordinate show production for a primetime newscast. Candidates should be passionate about news and storytelling and creating compelling programming. The position is based at the network's headquarters in Chicago.


Assists anchor and executive producer in setting show's editorial direction

Helps build rundowns for regular programming as well as breaking news and special programming

Coordinates the team: line producers, associate producers, writers, editors and other staff

Copy edits scripts and content

Serves as a senior leader in the control room

Helps implement training and best practices for team

Provides ongoing mentoring and support to staff

Manage editorial relationships and collaboration with other teams

Acts as Executive Producer in his/her absence

Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

5+ years of editorial experience in a fast-paced environment for a national news program (broadcast, cable or digital)

Excellent writing and copy-editing skills

Segment producing experience

Strong organizational, and people skills are vital

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

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwykep-35-172-111-71-42 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.