Full Time Job

News Producer


Wilkes-Barre, PA 03-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, and time news programs.
• Produce Newscasts for Broadcast Across all Platforms.
• Balance News Content to Create Compelling Broadcasts.
• Write and Edit Content for News.
• Communicate and Work Closely with Reporters, Photographers, Editors and Production Department.
• Coordinate and Execute Live shots with Production and Operations.
• Create Graphics and Insert into News Content and Studio Monitors.
• Pitch Story Ideas and Take Part in Decisions for Newscasts.
• Perform 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.
• Organizational skills with ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Flexibility to work any shift, including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays.
• Fluency in English.
• Proficiency with computers and other office equipment.
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.