Site producer and Breaking News Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WCMH-TV

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

NBC4 WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio, has an immediate opening for a breaking news reporter and site

producer for its digital team. The candidate will be responsible for updating the website, curating

high-performing content, crafting homepage layouts driven by data, and helping to report news. The

person should also be a skilled writer who can craft content and headlines that drive user engagement.

And the candidate needs to be able to quickly produce breaking news content from a variety of topics.


JOB EXPERIENCE

Position Responsibilities

? Report news quickly and accurately

? Monitor all forms of media (print, TV, digital, blogs and social) and be quick to report breaking

news stories and always on the hunt for crime and/or trending content that will grow

engagement and drive loyal, local traffic

? Craft original content that stands out from competition

? Understand types of stories that drive traffic on the web

? Work with management to deliver a content mix that reflects the needs of our audience

? Curate and aggregate a steady stream of interesting content that is packaged and promoted in a

way that generates engagement and repeat site visitation.

? Excellent at writing headlines that grow audience and engagement

? Build positive working relationships with newsroom staff and management

? Promote and distribute news content on social media


REQUIREMENTS

Skill/ Experience Requirements

? 2 years of experience creating content for the web

? Knowledge of AP style

? Enjoys working in teams and is a strong communicator

? Ability to quickly learn new things and adapt to change

? Thrives under pressure and able to meet deadlines

? Self-motivated and competitive

? Ability to be fast and first at breaking news on the web

? Able to deliver multiple stories for the web each day on a wide range of topics

? Familiar with contact information for various agencies to obtain information as quickly as

possible.

? Understand social media’s importance in reporting stories and delivering traffic

? Schedule flexibility (weekends)

? Regularly meets measurements of success

Education Requirements

? Bachelor’s Degree



ADDITIONAL INFO

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197 full power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at http://www.Nexstar.tv.

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


HOW TO APPLY

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

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