Digital News Producer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


Company Overview
Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at

Position Summary
WETM-TV 18 Elmira has an immediate opening for a Digital News Producer for its award-winning website and digital platforms. has received multiple honors, including the 2016 AP Best Digital Presence Award and is a consistent top performer nationally across Nexstar. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Digital News Producer produces daily newscast items, 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and leads winning strategy for station content
  • Expert understanding of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms
  • Reviews copy and will correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines. Familiarity with AP Style is a plus.
  • Use our Social Media and Website to build and reinforce brand recognition and drive viewers to television
  • Determines a story's emphasis, length, and format, and organizes material accordingly
  • Research and analyze background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information
  • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
  • Pitches on-brand local and trending stories during morning meetings
  • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts
  • Shoots and edits content for on-air and digital
  • Produces reports for all platforms
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Builds and calendars digital campaigns to promote local shows and specials.
  • Writes stories for the web and other digital platforms
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Finds new ways to use Social Media and our website to engage with viewers


    Required Skills: 

    • Degree in journalism
    • Proficiency in Associated Press style and Adobe Photoshop.
    • Maintain positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments
    • Responds positively to feedback


    EEO Statement

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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