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Writer - Weekend

Newsnation

Chicago, IL 6 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
NewsNation Writer - Weekends

NewsNation is seeking a news weekend writer who is responsible for all aspects of writing for the network's national news broadcasts. The position is based in Chicago.

Responsibilities include writing stories for the television newscast; desk-top editing video for stories; working with the feed room to coordinate live shots from reporters and photographers in the field; plus writing graphics and topic bars. In addition to writing, the writer will contribute creative ideas for broadcasts.

The applicant must have at least 3 years of experience as a writer or producer of television news broadcasts. They must have a college degree in Journalism or Mass Communications, or significant related experience.

Applicants must demonstrate a facility with language and a writing style that is designed to be off-the-cuff and fun, yet authoritative and credible. Strong writing, video, news judgment, and internet skills are essential. Applicants must possess the ability to work well under pressure and work well with others.

Will need to join IBEW Union.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2qnyy-34-231-147-28-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Newsnation

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.