3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Writing / Editing
Reporter, MultiMedia Journalist
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Job Description

WTEN/WXXA in Albany, New York has an opening for an experienced television news reporter. A minimum of two years of on-air reporting/shooting/editing experience plus a college degree are required.

This is a terrific opportunity for a self-starter in the nation's 60th largest market. Creative writing/storytelling skills are essential along with a willingness to work hard to get the story. The ideal candidate has plenty of live experience and thrives in a competitive environment. This is a full time position with benefits.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Perform all duties necessary for the preparation and presentation of television news programs including, but not limited to, responsibilities for field reporting, writing, shooting, and editing, as assigned.

Maintain current knowledge of news events

Proficient in shooting and editing

Proficient in contributing to the web and social media

Develop and maintain contacts

Develop and research story ideas

Participate in daily news department meetings

Performs other duties as assigned

How to apply: All internal & external applicants must apply online at www.nexstar.tv/careers. First time users must create an account then apply for this job and attach your resume. Background check required. A Nexstar Broadcasting station. Equal opportunity employers.


Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (Nexstar) is a television broadcasting company focused on the acquisition, development and operation of television stations in medium-sized markets in the United States. As of December 31, 2008, the Company owned and operated 32 stations, and provided sales or other services to an additional 18 stations that are owned by Mission Broadcasting, Inc. (Mission) and other entities. In 18 of the 29 markets that Nexstar serves, it owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to more than one station. The Company refers to these markets as duopoly markets. The stations that Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to are in markets located in New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama, Montana and Maryland. (Source: 10-K)