News Producer

Posted by Nexstar

Chicopee, MA
Posted: 2019-12-15


The producer delivers and contributes accurate, visual, news content across all media platforms.


  • Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web.
  • Oversees writing, production, and timing of broadcast or on-line publication.
  • Manage newsroom, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
  • Monitor postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
  • Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences.
  • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.


Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
  • Detail oriented; proficient in non-linear editing.
  • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills.
  • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
  • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
  • Proficient in non-linear editing.
  • Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.

Experience Required:

  • Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute, 2+ years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.



TELEPHONE: no calls please


Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer