WGN-TV is searching for a creative, informed and innovative producer for evening newscasts on weekdays and weekends.
-Produce strong, fast-paced, hour-long newscasts with particular attention to breaking news
-Work closely with other producers, field crews and the assignment desk to maximize daily resources and appropriately reflect the news of the day
-Write captivating teases and review writers’ scripts
-Create and order graphics for newscasts
-Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
-Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field
-Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
-Desktop editing skills preferred
-Minimum three years’ experience in news operations
-Leadership ability, positive attitude and creativity a must
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 www.nexstar.tv.
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