News Producer

Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Panama City, FL

WMBB-TV has an opening for a News Producer. We are the Nexstar-owned ABC affiliate for the Florida Panhandle, a great news market that provides opportunities to cover a large variety of stories. We are an aggressive news operation that owns breaking news and we are not afraid to tackle the controversial stories. We’ve won more awards over the last 4-years than any other local media outlet and we’re not stopping anytime soon. Our news staff members work together as a team, without newsroom drama. If it sounds too good to be true, it gets better. You get paid to live in a beautiful beach community where hundreds of thousands of people pay to vacation each year. No more shoveling snow. So, what are you waiting for? Check out the job requirements and qualifications, then apply. Hope to hear from you soon.

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

  • Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms
  • Writes and orders news stories
  • Approves scripts
  • Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
  • Edits video
  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in 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
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news operations (Depending on market size)
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work any shift