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Senior Producer, Weekend Dayside


New York, NY 03-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
NewsNation Senior Producer, Weekend Dayside (New York)

NewsNation seeks a Senior Producer to join the show team for a new weekend dayside program. The senior producer will play a key role helping to devise the editorial and booking strategy and coordinate show production for the program. Candidates should have strong editorial judgement and be comfortable managing a control room. The position is based at the network's studios in New York.

Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Pitches story ideas and makes guest booking suggestions

Help 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

Manage editorial relationships and collaboration with other teams

Helps implement training and best practices for show team

Provides ongoing mentoring and support to members of the show team

Acts as Executive Producer in his/her absence

Performs special projects and other duties as assigned by network management

Requirements & Skills:

Five to ten more years of editorial experience in a fast-paced environment for a national news program (broadcast, cable or digital)

Line producing and segment producing experience a plus

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

Must be detail-oriented

Must have strong organizational skills

Must have excellent writing and copy-editing skills

Must have considerable line producing experience

Segment producing and package producing experience are also helpful

Must be able to handle high pressure and high intensity situations with poise and maturity

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

Salary Range: $115,000 - $125,000


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1kyem-44-210-83-132-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $115,000 to $125,000 Per Year ($ USD)
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.