Full Time Job

Producer, Audience Engagement

Nexstar

Remote / Virtual 09-12-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

The Hill, a division of Nexstar Media Group, seeks an Audience Engagement Producer to join our newsroom. This is a great opportunity to join a growing team during an exciting time in national politics. This position is in the Audience team and works within the newsroom to produce and promote content that is timely and engaging to our national audience.

You will contribute to The Hill's growth by amplifying our journalism and by helping reporters and editors capitalize on search and social trends.

We're looking for someone who can:
• Communicate story ideas with editors and provide feedback in real time.
• Post breaking news across multiple platforms (Social Media, Email, App Alerts)
• Lead and make decisions in a breaking news environment
• Notice trends early and build content around developing stories
• Write clean, concise copy on tight deadlines (i.e. SEO Content and Breaking News Stubs).

This position is remote and will require some night and weekend hours. Mountain and Pacific time zones are preferred, given audience growth opportunities.

Please upload your materials combined into one single document with as much of the following as possible: your updated resume, a brief cover letter explaining your interest and fit for the position, and your portfolio/clips or links to a few samples of your work. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration.

Candidates should have these skills and qualifications:
• Fast, accurate, detail-oriented writing skills
• Bachelor's Degree in journalism or communications experience working in a newsroom
• Excellent communicator who works well as part of a team
• Experience posting across multiple social media platforms
• Experience selecting news content for multiple distribution channels
• Experienced communicating in a brand voice (i.e. writing professional social media posts)
• Proficient with traffic and engagement software (e.g. Chartbeat, SocialFlow)

About the Hill

Established in 1994, The Hill is the country's definitive digital source for non-partisan political news and information. Inside the Beltway, it's known as an essential, agenda-setting read for lawmakers and influencers. Beyond the Capitol, The Hill's trusted content is shared more often on social media than any other political news brand in America.
Our properties include TheHill.com, reaching a monthly audience of 41M; Hill.TV, the largest independent video platform within the Beltway with 1.4B annual views; The Hill's print edition, one of the most influential sources for law and policy makers; Elevate Studios, creating breakthrough branded content offerings for leading marketers; and The Hill Events, which hosted 70 virtual events last year, featuring 92 Members of Congress and 88 industry leaders in meaningful policy discussions.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8z73k-44-210-237-158-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.