NewsNation Broadcast News Writer (Weekends)

Posted On: June 21, 2022

Journalism Job

Media Organization: News Nation

Company Description

NewsNation is a national news and entertainment cable network reaching 75 million television households across the United States. Formerly known as WGN America, the network is owned and operated by Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) NewsNation is America’s source for unbiased news, where engaged citizens get news that represents the full range of perspectives across the country.

It is the home of the country’s only live prime-time national newscast, NewsNation Prime, as well as Rush Hour, On Balance with Leland Vittert, and Banfield. In September 2021, the network launched Morning in America, a three-hour morning news show hosted by Adrienne Bankert, and Dan Abrams Live, a nightly news and analysis show hosted by Dan Abrams.

The network draws on the local market, regional and national expertise of Nexstar’s 5,500 local journalists in 110 local newsrooms across the country.

NewsNation is available across a variety of cable and satellite providers, streaming platforms, online and on the NewsNationNow app.

Job Description

NewsNation is seeking a news writer who is responsible for all aspects of writing for the network's national news broadcasts. The position is based in Chicago.

Responsibilities include writing stories for the television newscast; desk-top editing video for stories; working with the feed room to coordinate live shots from reporters and photographers in the field; plus writing graphics and topic bars. In addition to writing, the writer will contribute creative ideas for broadcasts.

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