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Full Time Job

Supervising Producer

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 03-19-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WGN-TV is searching for a creative, informed and innovative journalist to produce the 4am newscast on the #1-rated WGN Morning News.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Produce strong, fast-paced hour-long newscasts with particular attention to breaking news
• Work closely with other producers, field crews and the assignment desk to maximize daily resources and appropriately reflect the news of the day
• Write captivating teases and review writers' scripts
• Create and order graphics for newscasts
• Time out the show in the control room
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Requirements/Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Desktop editing skills preferred
• Minimum two years' experience in news operations
• Leadership ability, positive attitude and creativity a must

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxe6p4-3-238-235-248-42 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.