Nexstar Media Group

Digital Data Reporter

Requisition ID
2019-6379
Category
News
Job Locations
US-AR-Fayetteville
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

The Digital Data Reporter will do in-depth reporting online and cover a variety of issues, including school funding, investigations and upcoming elections.

  • Follow stories from beginning to end providing broader perspective.
  • Provide analysis that would interpret political and economic jargon.
  • Publish daily content throughout NWAHomepage.com digital, including KNWA & FOX24 Social Media accounts and the KNWA app.
  • Provide information and help with creation of interactive features.
  • Promote on-air and online as extended coverage team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the generation of web-only reports, forums, interactives, blogs and video projects that extend the on-air narrative or stand-alone.
  • Work with field reporters to add insight and nuance to stories.
  • Researching and proposing short-term and long-term editorial projects.
  • Strategizing with the news and new media teams about web materials that both pair with broadcast reports and standalone as digital features. 
  • The writing and/or editing and posting of digital features – text, video, interactive or otherwise – and working with design and production teams to enhance projects when needed. 
  • The daily posting of any blogs that integrate into the NWAHomepage.com site.
  • Identifying opportunities to tie in to daily news efforts through correspondent or expert participation in live blogs, online analysis and other duties as assigned. 

The ideal candidate will have a year of experience reporting, ideally for the web, and have experience in multimedia production. The candidate will also have experience using social media tools and other digital platforms to promote content.

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