Full Time Job

Associate Producer

Nexstar

Indianapolis, IN 05-27-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
The Associate Producer is responsible for contributing story ideas; writing stories; organizing them within an energetic and memorable newscast or digital content for the web.
• WXIN/WTTV is looking for an Associate Producer to join our team.

Associate Producers help the broadcast and digital producers and assignment editors in all areas of their work: writing, tracking down information via phone or online, posting material to our digital platforms, among other duties as assigned. Their work will provide the foundation and training to serve as a fill-in newscast producer and digital producer.
• Support newscast Producers and assist in writing stories
• • Manage logistics and assign field crews to cover stories
• Demonstrate sense of urgency with breaking news
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Associate Producer experience and/or a very strong desire to learn the skillset required to lend your talents to the operation/products
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Fluency in English
• Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor's degree or 1-year previous newsroom experience preferred
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to develop strong news judgment
• Detail-oriented
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d88ej9-44-192-253-106-42 in your application.

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Nexstar

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.