Assignment Desk Editor
WGN America is looking for zone producers to work directly with 110 Nexstar stations to find compelling content that will be used on News Nation, a 3-hour prime time broadcast. The position is based in Chicago, Illinois.
The successful candidate will have:
-Excellent news judgment
-Good communication skills
-The ability to build a story, develop new details and work with the newsroom to ensure comprehensive coverage
-Strong writing skills and desktop editing skills
-Experience in handling a busy, fast-paced environment, and excel at breaking news coverage.
Applicants should have an undergraduate college degree in communications, journalism or related field; possess strong knowledge of the national news scene; 3-5 years newsroom experience is a must.
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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