News Producer

News Producer

WQRF-TV and WTVO-TV in Rockford, IL are looking for an individual to be our News Producer. 

Summary of position: This is an entry-level position for an individual to produce daily newscast items, decide the order in which stories will be told, write teases and other content, time news programs, edit video, and post video to the website.  

Brief description of duties & responsibilities:

1.     Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
2.     Writes and orders news stories.
3.     Approves scripts.
4.     Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.
5.     Edits video.
6.     Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
7.     Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
8.     Performs other duties as assigned.

Work experience and education required for position:

1.     Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
2.     Fluency in English.
3.     Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. 
4.     Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
5.     Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
6.     Flexibility to work any shift

Interested candidates should post their resume & cover letter when applying at our corporate website:

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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