Full Time Job

News Producer

Nexstar

Huntsville, AL 11-25-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Producer (NE)

Primary Responsibilities:
o Write clearly and accurately; manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding
o Develop newscast content by understanding and embracing research, branding and logistics
o Collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
o Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
o Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
o Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
o Perform other duties as assigned

Candidate must:
o Be a motivated team player who will be a positive newsroom citizen
o Demonstrate strong writing skills, with a deep understanding of how context adds or subtracts to a story
o Have the ability to quickly recognize and organize stories for an upcoming newscast
o Remain calm in the heat of the moment and able to steer your team in the right direction
o Be comfortable with change, and able to alter a newscast before and during broadcast - and do it accurately
o Thrive on storytelling and showcasing, with an eye for creative and engaging video and graphics
o Be open to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays
o Have a Bachelor's degree in journalism, related field, or equivalent experience
o 1-2 years previous news producing experience preferred

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbpw8k-54-211-101-93-42 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.