Full Time Job

Digital Supervising Producer


Chicago, IL 03-19-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WGN-TV is searching for a Digital Supervising Producer with the right mix of news judgment, creativity, and command of all things digital and social.

• Prepares, writes, copy-edits and posts news, sports, community, programming and promotional content from television and other sources for the web site, mobile platforms, and social media sites
• Curates original story ideas and content
• Writes headlines that grow audience and engagement
• Maintains the home page and builds special sections for breaking news and other ongoing coverage efforts
• Produces videos to accompany online articles
• Monitors real-time metrics to guide content decisions and reach goals for pageviews and video views
• Administers and moderates social media pages including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
• Works closely with news, programming, promotions, and sales departments
• Ensures factual, grammatical and legal accuracy online and upholds the station's established journalistic standards to avoid editorial bias

Requirements and Skills:
• Two (2) years of experience as a digital news producer or related experience
• Must be familiar with Wordpress and AP writing style
• 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


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv69q0-3-238-235-248-42 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.