Full Time Job

News Producer


Grand Rapids, MI 11-15-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WOOD-TV, WOTV, AND WXSP, the NBC, ABC and MyNet affiliates in Grand Rapids, Michigan are looking for an aggressive, innovative, and creative morning newscast producer to join our #1 award winning Daybreak team. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of producing shows that make an impact with an audience on-air and on-line, with an optimistic outlook and winning attitude.

The Morning News Producer produces daily morning newscasts, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

Additional Job Description:
• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms
• Writes and orders news stories
• Approves scripts
• You will contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations
• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum two years' experience in news operations
• Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff
• Detail oriented
• Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills
• Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations
• Utilize state-of-the-art television technology. Experience with ENPS, BitCentral and Premiere a plus.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7kymp-54-174-225-82-42 in your application.

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.