Full Time Job

Sr. News Producer


Indianapolis, IN 02-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Senior Producer must be an experienced producer looking for a challenging opportunity to help lead the CBS4 morning team. The ideal candidate is a strong communicator, with strong news sense who can understand and incorporate brand initiatives. This is a great opportunity in a growing city, and a highly competitive news environment. This role will excel under tight deadlines and bright bold, creative ideas for developing newscasts.
• Overall responsibility for newscasts, including oversight on story selection, content, and production
• Work with team to create innovative news content; able to think differently and critically
• Collaborate with Editors, Producers and the assignment desk to select stories for coverage
• W rite, edit and produce as needed
• Provide regular feedback on newscast with staff, both as a team and individually
• Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree preferred; equivalent experience required
• 5 years previous news producing experience
• Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Flexibility to work nights, early mornings, wknd & holidays schedules
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.