NewsNation Segment Producer, Weekend AM (New York)

Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

New York, NY


NewsNation is looking for a Segment Producer to join the network's weekend morning show. 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 studios in New York.

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:

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

Salary Range: $80,000 – $100,000

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