Full Time Job

Associate Producer

Nexstar

San Diego, CA 5 days ago
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Daily production of a quality news product as defined by the FOX 5 brand. Accuracy, excellence in production techniques and writing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Write and support line producers for assigned newscasts. Fill-in produce.
• Manage and write graphics for assigned stories and update them as need be.
• Research, confirm and update local, state, national and international stories through multiple sources including websites, FOX/CNN & Tribune News services, wires and social media.
• Help determine placement of stories in the newscast and advise producer on story format changes
• Plan future segments, topics, guests and story ideas.
• Post stories to the web.
• Assist assignment desk in making calls to confirm story details.
• Maintain social media presence.
• Additional duties as necessary.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related field is desired.
• 1-2 years experience in a working newsroom as either a writer or production assistant.

REQUIREMENTS/JOB SKILLS:
• Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
• Must have solid news judgment
• Must be a consistent and solid writer
• Must show initiative and have ability to act decisively
• Work well in a strong team environment
• Strong organizational skills
• Detail orientated
• Must be flexible with schedule and fill-in different shifts as needed

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Company Profile
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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