Nexstar Media Group
The Managing Editor assists in helping to run the day-to-day operations of the newsroom on evenings and weekends.
• Manage, coach and schedule news staff • Work with news management to decide daily stories and help to arrange and coordinate news content. • Generate news stories and execute news coverage by coordinating field crews • Assist the assistant news director to manage all aspects of the News Department • Helps oversee daily and weekly news coverage • Works with other senior station leaders to establish and reach station goals • Assist with planning and staffing for the News Department
Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience • Minimum ten years experience in a news leadership role, or comparable experience • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Short- and long-term news coverage planning is essential • Manage multiple assignments in a high pressure, breaking news environment • Strong journalistic skills and news judgement • Willing to work extra hours on short notice
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across television, streaming and digital platforms, including nearly 300,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 70 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform and video-on-demand advertising opportunities at scale for businesses and brands seeking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering. For more information, please visit Nexstar.tv.
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