Full Time Job

News Producer


Lexington, KY 08-03-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Do you enjoy starting with a blank slate every day? Is seeing your vision come to life on the screen your idea of fun? We're looking for a producer for our weekend evening newscasts who enjoys being part of a team and who is focused on our viewers.
Our producing team are leaders in our newsroom in Lexington, KY, one of US News and World Report's ''Best Places to Live in the US'' again in 2023.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms
• Writes and orders news stories
• Approves scripts
• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
• Edits video
• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum two years' experience in news operations (Depending on market size)
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Flexibility to work any shift
• Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp77e9-3-235-60-197-42 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.