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Nexstar Media Group Digital Media Journalist in Henderson, Kentucky

The Digital Media Journalist will produce and distribute content elements across several media platforms.

  • WEHT is looking for a digital producer ready to take their skills to the next level in a newsroom that fosters growth and development. The Digital Producer produces, researches, shoots, writes, edits and feeds news production content specifically for digital and social media platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to all station digital platforms.

    Additional Job Description:

  • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.

  • Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms

  • Curates the content on the station’s website to maximize viewing potential for our web audience

  • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.

  • Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories

  • Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details

  • Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly

  • Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information

  • Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community

  • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas

  • Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions

  • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts

  • Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements

  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality

  • Operates station news gathering devices to route live or edited material to the web or other station devices.

  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites

  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

  • Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

  • Fluency in English

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment

  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

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Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. is an EOE

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 its television and digital platforms, including more than 310,000 hours of programming produced annually by its business units. Nexstar owns America’s largest local television broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 220 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, our national news network providing “News for All America,” 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 its local TV station websites, The Hill and NewsNationNow.com, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property. 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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