News Producer I

  • Part Time
  • Anywhere

New Haven-Hartford,CT

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


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.

  • 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


Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

* Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.

* Detail oriented; proficient in non-linear editing. 

* Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills.

* Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.

* Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and  entertain via written, oral, and visual media.

* Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction.

* Proficient in non-linear editing.


  • 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’ experience in news operations (Depending on market size)
  • 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



Apply online at:–News_REQ-21390