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Company: Nexstar Broadcasting
Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA
Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.
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The Executive Producer supervises news content across all media platforms and line produces at least one hour of a live newscast.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web
Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business and financial objectives
Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations
Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all media devices
Responsible for successful marketing of projects and adherence to budget
Requirements & Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent
At least 5 years’ experience in television or radio broadcast/production
Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff
Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills
Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations
Utilize state-of-the-art television technology
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Executive Producer must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Executive Producer must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.