Full Time Job

News Producer

Nexstar

Des Moines, IA 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Producer (NE)

Newscast Producer

PURPOSE/REASON FOR THE POSITION: Produce newscasts and gather information for news stories for WHO-TV, WHO 13 News and www.who13.com.

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:
• Ability to produce weekday newscasts.
• Ability to write news stories.
• Ability to read information sources.
• Ability to handle live breaking news.
• Ability to handle deadline pressure.
• Ability to give directions to anchors, reporters, photographers and directors.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Valid drivers license

Computer literate

2 years television newsroom experience

2 years news producing experience preferred

4-year college degree preferred

Work under extreme pressure, deadlines and adverse weather conditions.

Desk work, walking and standing

STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d87bqk-3-236-68-118-42 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.