Full Time Job

News Producer

Nexstar

Wichita, KS 07-28-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Are you a news junkie? Do you love to write and create, and work great with a team? We're looking for a creative, empowered, and enthusiastic producer who knows how to be a leader and is willing to learn how to create a dynamic show with a multi-faceted set. KSN is looking for a show producer who loves writing, and thrives on creative, collaborative work. Recent college grads with an enthusiasm for journalism and a drive to learn are asked to apply!

JOB SUMMARY: The producer delivers and contributes accurate, visual, news content across all media platforms

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
* Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast.
* Oversees writing, production, and timing of broadcast or on-line publication.
* Manage show, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
* Monitor post-production processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
* Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences.
* Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
*Must be able to interact well with all journalists in the newsroom, including anchors, multi-media journalists, videographers, meteorologists, sports, digital, news managers, production, and engineering staff.
*Detail oriented.
*Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills.
*Fluency in English, bilingual Spanish a plus
*Strong news judgment and journalistic integrity
*Willingness to learn our specific media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods.

Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications, TV/film; may substitute equivalent experience in television or radio broadcast/production for those without degree.

Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis. The News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use email, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, regularly work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions, and occasionally work outdoors in all weather conditions. In addition, the News Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and 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.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxvb9z-18-207-157-152-42 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.