News Producer- REQ- 28498

  • DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
  • 2121 Wisconsin Ave NW #350 Washington, DC 20007
  • Dec 07, 2023
Full time Media

Job Description

DC News Now has an immediate opening for a News Producer who brings creativity and innovative thinking to the role. The Producer will be responsible for newscasts airing on Nexstar Media Group’s duopoly in the Washington, DC (Market #7) DMA. The Producer will work with newsroom leadership, anchors, production team and field crews to create strong and well-paced newscasts. Candidate must have a proven track record that demonstrates ownership and appropriate showcasing of big story coverage, breaking news and weather.

Washington, DC is the center for the nation’s politics, but the market offers so much more. The city is home to some of the best museums in the country, from the Smithsonian to the National Museum of African American History and Culture to the National Archives. You will find year-round theaters with live shows, concerts, street festivals and more. DC is also home to professional basketball, baseball, football, hockey and sports teams. There are National Parks and bike trails throughout. DC also offers an amazing food scene. More than 20 restaurants received Michelin stars in 2021 alone. DC is a great place to live, and a fantastic place to grow your career in a major market.

  • Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms
  • Writes and orders news stories
  • Approves scripts
  • Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
  • Edits video
  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 Requirements & Skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree in 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
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news operations (Depending on market size)
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work any shift


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