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Assignment Editor / Digital Content Producer


Location: Austin, TX

Contact Name: Nexstar Media Group


Job Description

Category: News
Position/Title: Assignment Editor / Digital Content Producer

KXAN News is looking for a full-time dual role of assignment editor and digital reporter. Austin, DMA 37, is a highly-desired market that`s rapidly growing. KXAN News focuses on in-depth and investigative coverage.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 4/7/2022
Closing Date: 5/7/2022
State: Texas


Successful candidates:
•    Demonstrate ability to identify potential stories, research information, follow-up on ongoing stories.
•    Have strong news judgment, organization skills and ability to communicate with the public and newsroom staff.
•    Multi-task well and prioritize under deadline.

Duties include:
•    Online writing/publishing of stories
•    Continuously monitoring and updating web content.
•    Using social media to gather and publish information
•    Assisting producers and investigative team with research, answering phones and providing strong customer service to callers.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:
•    Position requires the operation of computer and editing software.
•    High level of multi-tasking with daily deadline pressures.
•    Must be available to work a variety of shifts.

•    The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can take on several tasks at once and see them through to completion.
•    Previous experience in a newsroom required with assignment desk and/or digital reporting/producing.
•    A Bachelor`s degree in Journalism, Communication, or related field preferred.

Additional Information:
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, including 283,000 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 television assets also include NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 75 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 with over 120 million monthly unique users as of December 31, 2021. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform 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

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled    

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Job Req #: 16270