Producer

Posted by Nexstar Media

Denver, CO
Posted: 2019-11-05

Description:

Are you a now producer, with a hungry rundown, full of urgent and impactful news?

Do you excel at winning breaking news and weather coverage on-air and online?

Are you interested in working in one of the best cities in America – with the Rocky Mountains in your backyard, and all the hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and excitement you can handle?

If so – FOX31 in Denver has a rare opportunity for you.  We’re looking for a dynamic producer to join the FOX31 morning news team.  The successful candidate should consistently produce a show that stands out as best in their market. You should know how to “produce up” a story. You should live and breathe social media and thrive at integrating it into your shows.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities

  • Be creative and create compelling and memorable newscasts
  • Write creative headlines and teases
  • Maintain working knowledge of current events, community issues, and local contacts
  • Search wire services, network feeds, websites and social media to find relevant material for newscasts
  • Collaborate with news operations staff to build graphics
  • Work with directors and anchors on presentation of stories
  • Clear, concise, conversational writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate solid news judgment
  • Maintain strong journalistic ethics
  • Strong initiative and attention to detail
  • Research and brainstorm story ideas, present ideas in editorial meetings • Generate promotable story ideas daily
  • Post and update stories to station website and social media sites, engage viewers
  • Communicate with the web staff during breaking news
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned Write news stories
  • Assist producers in formatting other newscasts

Requirements:

We’re seeking someone with 4+ years of news producing experience. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

• Knowledge of newsroom software 
• Knowledge of web posting software 
• Strong research skills, including online research using various search engines 
• Ability to stay current with national and local news/weather 
• Knowledge of engaging on social media 
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure 
• Ability to work independently with little supervision 
• Demonstrate leadership through training and mentoring less experienced staff members; guide others to get the desired outcome 
• Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment; work well with co-workers 
• Edit video and audio on industry standard equipment 
• Build graphics and use effectively in shows 

Contact:

Apply online at Nexstar Media

Nexstar Media Group 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. Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 197 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 115 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). Nexstar’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. Nexstar’s community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content while creating new revenue opportunities. Nexstar also owns WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information please visit www.nexstar.tv.

Nexstar Media Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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