Full Time Job

Digital Supervising Producer

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 11-12-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WGN-TV is searching for a Supervising Producer for our expanded digital efforts, including executing news updates, aggressively pursuing breaking news, and producing special content and shows online.

Responsibilities
• Works behind the scenes to produce daily digital content and long-term projects, while collaborating with the Digital Content Host
• Responsible for organizing and structuring regular news updates and breaking news
• Shoots and edits content that appears only on digital platforms
• Assists in other digital efforts, including daily political and sports shows
• Writes stories for the website
• Reviews copy and will correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
• Determines a story's emphasis, length, and format, and organizes material accordingly

Requirements and Skills
• Three (3) years of experience as a digital news producer or related experience
• Must have strong news judgment and work with the assignment desk to plan daily stories and content
• Excellent writing and editing skills, attention to detail
• Familiarity with news writing and journalistic standards
• Ability to function under extreme deadline pressure

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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.