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Associate Producer


Washington, DC 02-15-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Nexstar Media Inc. has an immediate opening for an Associate Producer who wants to support newscast production for the formed duopoly in the Washington, DC DMA (Market # 8).

The Associate Producer will work closely with Producers, Directors and Anchors to stack, write and edit video within newscasts that must compete in a top-10 market. The role will require outstanding writing skills, careful attention to detail when creating on-air graphics, and assisting with producing new and expanded newscasts and local programming on WDVM and WDCW (CW).

Candidate must have a proven track record of strong writing skills, knowledge of how to showcase big stories, video editing, and the ability to fill-in as a producer. The successful candidate will have previous newsroom experience, preferably in a television news environment.

Washington, DC is the center of the nation's politics, but there is a huge local news landscape beyond the beltway. The region offers a high quality of life with some of the best museums in the country, year-round theaters, concerts, street festivals and more. The region is also a sports mecca with professional basketball, baseball, football, hockey, soccer and more. The region is home to National Parks, bike trails, and the District has been widely recognized for is early adoption of high tech transportation options like e-bikes and e-scooters. Washington, DC also boasts an incredible food scene with more than twenty restaurants receiving Michelin stars in 2021 alone. This is a great place to live, a busy news market, and a great place to grow your career.
• Assists in multiple production needs for broadcast and digital
• Contributes to the editorial process and makes decisions on graphic elements during breaking news situations
• Writes for multiple newscasts over the course of a shift
• Posts segments and stories on the digital side
• Helps work with reporters and write and edit content for broadcast
• Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources
• Always maintain ethical and newsroom content standards

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute
• Understand brand building directives
• Interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production, digital and engineering staff
• Detail oriented
• Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills
• Ability to develop strong news judgment
• Possess journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations
• Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media
• Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9vp09-3-227-240-72-42 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.