Nexstar Media Group

  • News Digital Content Producer

    Requisition ID
    2018-3404
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-AZ-Phoenix
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    Digital Content Producer

    KASW Your Phoenix CW, a Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Television Station in Phoenix, Arizona is looking for a Digital Content Producer. 

     

    Job Summary:                                                                                

    The ideal candidate is innovative, reader-focused and full of creativity. This position requires exceptional writing skills, proofreading/copy editing skills and sound news judgment. Must have the ability to react quickly to trending news. We are seeking someone with strong social media skills who will be responsible for monitoring and posting relevant content utilizing Twitter, Facebook, and a variety of other social media networks. The ideal candidate would be able to assist with video editing, videography, web posting. Research and database skills along with online experience in design and editing is a big plus. Position will ensure accurate and engaging copy; edit and post video in a deadline driven environment.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Develops and leads winning strategy for KASW Your Phoenix CW’s digital-first content.
    • Expert understanding of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms.
    • Reviews copy and will correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
    • Use our Social Media and Website to build and reinforce brand recognition and drive viewers to television
    • Determines a story's emphasis, length, and format, and organizes material accordingly.
    • Will research and analyze background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
    • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
    • Pitches on-brand local and trending stories during morning meetings.
    • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.
    • Shoots and edits content for on-air and digital.
    • Produces reports for all platforms.
    • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
    • Builds and calendars digital campaigns to promote local shows and specials.
    • Writes stories for the web and other digital platforms.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Finds new ways to use Social Media and our website to engage with viewers

     

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Maintains positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments.
    • Responds positively to feedback.

     

    Education/Experience:                                                                    

    • Degree in journalism; daily newspaper or news site experience required; live, working web samples and/or print pages preferred
    • Proficiency in Associated Press style, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Basic HTML preferred;
    • CSS, Flash and other relevant technology skills is a plus

     

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:
    Must be able to operate computer and editing machine. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

     

    Note: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

     

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