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Nexstar Media Group Digital Producer in Chicopee, Massachusetts

The Digital Producer leads the transition from broadcast focused newsrooms to multi-platform newsrooms through active daily example; providing training in methods, processes and tactics; as well as in creating/editing origin content beyond that which is produced for on-air.

  • Develops and leads winning strategy for station content

  • Expert understanding of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms

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

  • Use our Social Media and Website to build and reinforce brand recognition and drive viewers to television

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

  • Research and analyze background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information

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

  • Pitches on-brand local and trending stories during morning meetings

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

  • Shoots and edits content for on-air and digital

  • Produces reports for all platforms

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

  • Builds and calendars digital campaigns to promote local shows and specials.

  • Writes stories for the web and other digital platforms

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Finds new ways to use Social Media and our website to engage with viewers

    Requirements & Skills:

  • Degree in journalism; daily newspaper or news site experience required; live, working web samples and/or print pages preferred

  • Proficiency in Associated Press style, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Basic HTML preferred

  • CSS, Flash and other relevant technology skills is a plus

  • Maintain positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments

  • Responds positively to feedback

  • Flexibility to work any shift

Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 199 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv.

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