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Full Time Job

Supervising Producer

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 04-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
WGN-TV is searching for a creative, informed and innovative producer for the WGN Weekend Morning News. The right candidate will also serve as an Associate Producer three days during the week.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Produce strong newscasts in a growing time period on the weekend
• Work closely with other producers, field crews and Assignment Desk to maximize daily resources and appropriately reflect the news of the day
• Write captivating teases and review writers' scripts
• Work as an Associate Producer during the week, serving in a variety of roles as needed: booking for the weekend or weekday morning shows, field producing, or fill-in line producing
• 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 five years' experience in news operations
• Leadership ability, positive attitude and creativity a must

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re0025-3-235-20-185-42 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.