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News Producer

Company: Nexstar Broadcasting
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

WOOD-TV, WOTV, AND WXSP, the NBC, ABC and MyNet affiliates in Grand Rapids, Michigan is looking for an aggressive, innovative, and creative newscast producer to join our team. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of crafting newscasts that address the needs of our West Michigan audience. The producer must be a leader with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.
The producer must have a solid foundation in English grammar and spelling. In addition to writing and producing, the producer should have an understanding of video editing. Candidates must be willing to work overnights and weekends.
The Producer, under the guidance of the Executive Producer, organizes and writes the on-air newscast, deciding the order in which stories will be told and how each story will be presented, all under strict deadlines.
Additional Job Description:

  • Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms

  • Writes and orders news stories

  • Approves scripts

  • You will contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations

  • Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts

  • 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' experience in news operations

    • Must be able to interact well with reporters/MMJs, anchors, photojournalists, news managers, production and engineering staff

    • Detail oriented

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

    • Utilize state-of-the-art television technology. Experience with ENPS, BitCentral and Premiere a plus.

    • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment

    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

    • Schedule may include evenings and weekends

      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 200 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 68% 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 .
      EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Nexstar Broadcasting, Grand Rapids , News Producer, Other , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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