WANE is looking for a digital producer ready to take their skills to the next level in a newsroom that fosters growth and development. The Digital Producer produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content specifically for digital and social media platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to wane.com and our mobile apps. This is a nightly position and requires some holidays and weekends. There is NO ON-AIR component to this job.

Additional Job Description:

· Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines

· Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms

· Curates the content on WANE.com to maximize viewing potential for our web audience

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

· Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories

· Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details

· Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly

· Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information

· Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community

· Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas

· Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions

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

· Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements

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

· Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites

· Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast 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 with the ability to ad lib when required

· Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment

· Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

· Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

ALL applicants must apply on-line at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar. Please upload resume.