Full Time Job

Lifestyle Show Host/ Executive Producer

WDCW

Washington, DC 06-09-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
WDCW/ WDVM is seeking a Lifestyle Show Host/ Executive Producer for a brand-new lifestyle show launching in 2022. This is a unique opportunity to help build something new from the ground up. The ideal candidate will host daily segments from our new state-of-the-art studio, but also be expected to take the show to remote locations. They will report to the Lifestyle Executive Producer and will be responsible for booking guests, planning show content, developing franchise segments, and working with our sales team on sponsored content interviews. You will be juggling multiple shows and deadlines, so planning and organizational skills are a must! The right candidate will also be responsible for growing the online presence of the show, with the backing of the stations' website and social media platforms. This is an ideal role for a news reporter/anchor or a radio show personality to transition into something new and different. Knowledge of Washington, DC and the DMV region are a plus. You'll work with the help of the production department, marketing and creative services, and the digital team.

The Lifestyle Show Host/ Executive Producer is a full-time position responsible for hosting a daily program, conducting in-studio interview segments, and participating in on-location segments as scheduled.
• Organize and plan show calendar, book guests and schedule segments
• Interview show guests/clients on camera both in studio and on-location
• Maintain show content calendar and shoot schedules.
• Collect information, video, or photos at remote locations for post-production
• Greet and assist guests during show preparations, putting them at ease on camera
• Research show topics and segment ideas for guests
• Participate in events –either station-sponsored or others – to promote the show
• Balance feature elements and sponsored content to create a compelling show
• Maintain a show social media account and assist with all online content
• Write and approve scripts, shooting and editing knowledge is a plus
• Responsible for timing each show

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in film, photography, television, marketing, news, or related field, or equivalent professional experience
• Previous experience as a host or on-air personality, MMJ or radio DJ is a plus
• Must have video samples for consideration
• Organization skills are key - Ability to prioritize and schedule based on multiple production timelines
• Must be energetic, positive, and great in a team environment
• Must be a highly motivated self-starter, able to work well alone and as part of a team
• Other duties as assigned – flexibility and forward thinking are key
• Edit on Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects)
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Deadline driven and works well under pressure
• Creative thinker who isn't afraid to try new ideas
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0eop1-44-201-94-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WDCW

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.