• Full Time
  • Anywhere

WCMH-TV

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

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

producer. The candidate should be a skilled reporter who can cover Ohio State University and education

in Ohio, both higher ed and K-12. The candidate will also work regular shifts each week on breaking

news, community news and updating NBC4i.com, one of the most visited sites for local news in the

market.

 

 


JOB EXPERIENCE

Position Responsibilities

? Report news quickly and accurately

? Pitch and turn engaging news stories off selected beats, making excellent use sources and

knowledge in telling compelling original stories that stand out from the competition

? Understand how to use metrics tools in guiding story decision-making

? 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 digital news content

    ? Knowledge of AP style

    ? Adheres to journalistic ethics and standards

    ? 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 (ability to work weekends, evenings, early mornings and holidays)

    ? Regularly meets measurements of success

    ? Other duties as assigned

    Education Requirements

    ? Bachelor’s Degree

         

        Qualified applicants may apply online at http://www.nexstar.tv/careers

        EOE M/F/V/D


        ADDITIONAL INFO

        Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across television, streaming and digital platforms, including nearly 300,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 70 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform and video-on-demand advertising opportunities at scale for businesses and brands seeking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering. For more information, please visit Nexstar.tv.

        EEO Statement:

        Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


        HOW TO APPLY

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

        https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar