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Executive News Producer

Company: Nexstar Broadcasting
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

WNCN, the Nexstar station in Raleigh, is looking for a hands-on, aggressive, Executive Producer to who can help take our newscasts to the next level. The successful candidate must have a proven track record as a newscast producer. Candidates must have strong leadership skills and news judgment, the ability to showcase important stories, and know how to win "Breaking News and Weather". As a key newsroom manager, the EP will recruit talented staff, help craft the station's daily content, and work with producers, the assignment desk, our crews in the field, and our digital team. The EP will work closely with the News Director and Assistant News Director to set and uphold the high standards for how CBS 17 newscasts are produced and executed. This is your opportunity to live and work in one of the best places to live in America. Candidates must have a BA in Journalism and a minimum of 2 years management experience at a network affiliate. If you're ready to join our team, please apply online at the Nexstar Career site at www.nexstar.tv

  • Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web

  • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business and financial objectives

  • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations

  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all media devices

  • Responsible for successful marketing of projects and adherence to budget

    Requirements & Skills :

    • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent

    • At least 5 years' experience in television or radio broadcast/production

    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff

    • Detail oriented

    • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills

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

    • Utilize state-of-the-art television technology

      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 www.nexstar.tv .
      EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Nexstar Broadcasting, Raleigh , Executive News Producer, Other , Raleigh, North Carolina

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