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Supervising Producer


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.

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.