Associate Producer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


WGN-TV is looking for an Associate Producer to assist producers and assignment editors in all areas of their work.



  • Contribute ideas for stories and segments
  • Book guests and produce interviews for broadcast
  • Support newscast producers, including searching and selecting stories for shows, researching background for segments, writing teases and ordering graphics
  • Work with reporters on elements needed for packages and live shots
  • Serve as a fill-in show producer when needed


Requirements and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or previous newsroom experience preferred
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong news judgment and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility to work a schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays

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Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 198 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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