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Host / Multi Media Journalist

Nexstar

Las Vegas, NV 03-13-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. is America's largest local television and media company with 200 broadcast stations (including partner stations) in 116 markets addressing more than 68% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar's platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv

8 News Now, the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas, Nevada is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and experienced Host / Multi Media Journalist for our daily live lifestyle show, Las Vegas Now. Las Vegas Now is a live talk show that combines paid segments along with entertainment, community and lifestyle segments. The live show airs Monday through Friday 3P to 4P every week. The ideal Host will produce and conduct live and taped paid and non-paid interviews, segments and packages, go live in the field, participate in product demonstrations, produce segments in the studio and in the field.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Assists with daily show preparation and content generation.
• Ability to conduct live and taped interviews in studio and in the field
• Assist the Executive Producer and Producer with booking guests, writing teases and other duties as assigned
• Able to shoot, write and edit paid and non-paid stories
• Participates in pre and post-show meetings.
• Contributes content to the website and all digital platforms.
• Interacts with viewers on social media.
• Produce sales segments (live and pre-taped) in rundown
• Create and order graphics for paid/non-paid segments
• Select or provide b-roll for interviews
• Produce additional elements and lower thirds for segments
• Call and schedule sales clients for in studio interviews and shoots
• Meet with account executives regularly
• Assist with producing segments for fellow host
• All other duties as directed by management.

Requirements & Skills:
• College degree in Broadcast Journalism, Marketing or Communication preferred.
• Minimum two years' experience as a Host, Reporter or Anchor.
• Strong interviewing and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to write and produce pkgs.
• Ability to pre-screen guests and clients before interviews and segments
• Required to post digital/social media content.
• Must be willing and able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
• Help foster a team environment with crew members
• All other duties as directed by management

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The LVN Host/MMJ must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the LVN Host/MMJ must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities / Women / Veterans / Disabled

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8e106-3-227-240-72-42 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.