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Nexstar Media Group NewsNation Segment Producer Candidates (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois

This requisition is to source for future segment producer openings for NewsNation Chicago-based programming. If interested in working as a segment producer, please apply for further consideration.

NewsNation is always looking for strong segment producers who are passionate about producing well-crafted stories and segments. The NewsNation Segment Producer is responsible for contributing story ideas, compiling elements, and crafting stories and segments on a variety of topics ranging from domestic to international news. The Segment Producer works with the Executive Producer, Senior Producer, Line Producer to help accurately and truthfully relay stories and make them part of engaging and insightful broadcasts. The position is based at the network's headquarters in Chicago.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Research topics using the Internet, video archives, and other information sources

Select strongest possible elements to help best tell stories

Write clear, compelling and strong editorial copy

Assist in preparing and executing live, compelling television newscasts.

Keep Executive Producer and Senior Producer apprised of developments of stories

Other duties as assigned by Executive Producer and Senior Producer

Requirements & Skills:

Five or more years’ experience in national or major-market news

BA/BS degree or equivalent degree in journalism or related field.

Strong writing skills required.

Ability to create dynamic graphic and video elements

Must be self-directing, self-motivating and able to work will with a diverse group of people

Interact well with on-air talent, news managers, videographers, production, digital and engineering staff

Detail-oriented

Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills

Exhibit strong news judgment

Handle stress, including short deadlines

Work at a computer for extended periods of time

Must be able to work assigned shifts and be on call during overnights, mornings and weekends/holidays

Perform other tasks as assigned by news management

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Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across television, streaming and digital platforms, including nearly 300,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 70 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform and video-on-demand advertising opportunities at scale for businesses and brands seeking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering. For more information, please visit Nexstar.tv.

EEO Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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