News Producer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Little Rock-Pine Bluff,AR

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

Company Overview

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 http://www.nexstar.tv.

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

Position Summary

KARK and KLRT, the NBC and Fox affiliates in Little Rock, Arkansas, are looking for an aggressive, innovative, and creative producer to help take our product to the next level.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of producing shows that make an impact with an audience on-air, online, and on social media.

KARK-KLRT is looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything for breaking news.

Candidates must be engaged in social media and be able to regularly contribute to the station’s website.

Above all, we're looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude. 

The 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.

Apply online at http://www.nexstar.tv


JOB EXPERIENCE

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms
  • Writes and orders news stories
  • Approves scripts
  • Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
  • Edits video
  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum two years’ producing experience
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work any shift


REQUIREMENTS

Physical Demands & Work Environment:


The News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Evening News Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.


ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

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