Full Time Job

Digital Reporter / Producer

Nexstar

Lansing, MI 05-13-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Digital Reporter/Producer will play a role in our morning show with digital happenings and trends as well as fresh content for our website for the morning hours.

WLNS-TV, the CBS affiliate in Lansing, Michigan seeks a digital-savvy storyteller.

The greater Lansing area is home to the state capital and home to a Big Ten university, so we're a great news town with sports, arts, diversity, and an excellent quality of life.
• Write stories and update the website with fresh content for the morning hours
• Push stories out using social media and push alerts
• Appear pm 6 News This Morning as the Digital Reporter to talk about what's happening/trending on the web and at wlns.com
• Produce, direct, and co-host a morning webcast
• Research, develop, and pitch story ideas
• Arrange and conduct interviews (live and taped)
• Shoot and edit video (for TV and the web)

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
• Superior on-air presence
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record
• Flexibility to work any shift

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb768o-3-239-118-166-42 in your application.

Company Profile
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.