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Supervising Producer

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 11-25-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WGN America is looking for a Supervising Producer for News Nation, WGN America's new prime-time newscast. The position is based in Chicago, Illinois. The successful candidate will be responsible for producing one hour of a three-hour newscast. Candidates must have solid national news judgment and a demonstrated ability to craft a creative rundown, create segments, and can go from market to market with live breaking news.

The producer must work well as part of a team. Candidate must know national news and politics, be aggressive in breaking news and national severe weather situations and have a successful formula of intermixing social media within a television newscast.

Three to five years of producing experience from a top 20 market is mandatory. Strong writing, organizational, and people skills are vital. Desktop editing is a must. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills.

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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.