News Producer (Overnight)
WTWO is looking for a full-time creative news producer. Direct professional experience working within a television newsroom is preferred for this position, but recent college graduates in journalism/mass communications who have strong internship work in broadcast news are encouraged to apply.
The hours for the position are 10:30pm – 7:00am, with a 30-minute lunch break. Must attend an editorial review meeting every Friday morning at 8:00am.
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
Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
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
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Fluency in English
Nexstar Media Inc. offers strong benefits including health, vision, dental and life insurance for full time employees and a 401(k) match plan for all eligible employees.
How to Apply
ALL applicants must apply on-line at:
Please upload resume and references.
Requires background screening to hire.