Full Time Job

Sports Producer

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 02-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WGN-TV is currently seeking a producer of sports content within newscasts, GN Sports and special programming.

Responsibilities
• Produce sportscasts in their entirety- stacking, writing, logging and editing video, making graphics-under strict deadline pressure.
• Involvement in producing GN Sports show.
• Work with reporters to enterprise and develop stories.
• Responsible for editorial decision-making while in the control room during sportscasts.
• Work with photographers to manage and produce shoots.
• Coordinate with the digital team to make sure our website and social media are properly updated.

Requirements/Skills
• Three to five (3-5) years experience producing sports for television, preferably in Chicago.
• General knowledge of all Chicago sports teams.
• Strong news judgment, quick decision maker and creative thinker.
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

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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.