Full Time Job

Supervising Producer - Late News

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 07-24-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!

WGN-TV is searching for a dynamic and creative producer for our #1-rated News at Nine.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Produces strong newscasts in a dominant time period
• Works closely with Executive Producer, field crews and Assignment Desk to maximize daily resources and appropriately reflect the news of the day
• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
• Writes captivating teases and reviews writers' scripts
• Works in the control room during the live newscast and communicates with the production staff and talent
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Requirements/Skills
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field
• Minimum five years experience
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Desktop editing skills preferred
• Leadership ability, positive attitude and creativity a must

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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.
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