Full Time Job

Digital Content Producer


Grand Rapids, MI 02-28-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Digital Content Producer is responsible for crafting local news stories for (everything from quick-hit local stories to breaking news and enterprise reports), packaging broadcast content for a digital audience, curating high-performing content from wire services, and zoning homepage layouts driven by data. This role will contribute to building a loyal audience by being responsive to traffic patterns and audience interest while serving as a steward of our brands.

Position Responsibilities:
• Publish several digital stories per shift (quick-hits, breaking news and reported pieces)
• Edit reporter content and package it for web
• Curate and aggregate a steady stream of interesting content based on analytics and visitor interests
• Promote and distribute news content on social media
• Strong AP-style writing, copyediting, grammar and story organization skill
• Strict journalistic standards, including vetting, pitching and ethical treatment of the stories we cover
• Contribute to long-term and special digital projects
• Build a positive working relationship with digital director, digital executive producer and newsroom staff
• Ability to work collaboratively and autonomously as needed
• Ability to responsibly and respectfully interact online and over the phone with community members
• Other duties as assigned

Skill/Experience Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field with focus on digital content
• Engaging headline writer
• Strong multi-tasking abilities
• Strong news judgement
• Capable of researching, interviewing and writing original news articles
• Knowledge of AP Stylebook and SEO
• Enjoys working in teams and has excellent interpersonal skills
• Strong communicator
• Proficiency in MS Office and WordPress
• A desire to learn and grow

Work Hours:

This is a full-time position. Weekend and night hours may be required.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r06xn8-34-239-173-144-42 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.