Full Time Job

Senior Story Producer

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 11-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
The Senior Story Editor works with host, executive producer and show team on the editorial vision and content strategy for the show. Further the senior story editor conceptualizes and develops plans to create compelling segments, series and special hours ranging from true crime to breaking news. The person is a big picture thinker committed to innovation, collaboration, and high quality production.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
• Originate story, segment, series and special program ideas
• Develop and fine tune segments to effectively deliver on the show's brand
• Contribute guest suggestions and contacts
• Liaise with correspondents and contributors
• Coordinate with newsgathering, other show teams, and digital to elevate the show's reporting and content
• Write copy and copy edit other scripts

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 10+ years of journalism experience, including a strong background in writing, copy editing, and video production.
• Sound editorial judgement.
• Ability to balance priorities, multiple projects and tasks.
• Attention to detail and thoroughness is a must.
• Proven track record of team management with positive culture.

Required Education:
• Bachelor's degree

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5pxxe-54-80-173-217-42 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.