Musical producer

LIFESTYLE HOST/PRODUCER | DECLINE 15

WANE 15, the top-rated station serving northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, is looking for a host/producer for an all-new lifestyle show launching in 2022 This is a unique opportunity to help build something new from the ground up. The ideal candidate will host daily segments from our new state-of-the-art studio, but will also be required to broadcast the show in remote locations. The host will be responsible for booking guests, planning show content, developing franchise segments, and working with our sales team on sponsored content interviews. You’ll be juggling multiple shows and deadlines, so planning and organization skills are a must!

The right candidate will also be responsible for growing the show’s online presence, with support from the most visited local news website in the market. This is an ideal role for a reporter/presenter or radio show personality to step into something new and different. Knowledge of northeastern Indiana and northwestern Ohio is a plus. You will work with the help of the production department, creative services and the digital team.

Lifestyle Host/Producer is a full-time position responsible for hosting a daily show, conducting in-studio interview segments, and participating in on-location segments as scheduled. The successful candidate will:

Organize and plan show schedule, book guests and plan segments

· Interview of the guests/clients of the show in front of the camera in the studio and on location

Collect information, videos or photos from remote sites for post-production

· Welcome and assist guests during the preparations for the show, making them feel comfortable in front of the camera

Research show topics and segment ideas for guests

Participate in events – sponsored by the station or otherwise – to promote the show

· Balance feature elements and sponsored content to create a compelling show

· Maintain a social media account for the show and participate in all online content

Writing and approving scripts, filming and editing skills are a plus

· Responsible for the timing of each show

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in film, photography, television, marketing, news, or related field, or equivalent work experience

Previous experience as an on-air host or personality, MMJ or radio DJ is a plus

Must have video samples for review

· Organizational skills are essential – Ability to prioritize and plan around multiple production schedules

Must be energetic, positive and good in a team environment

· Must be a highly motivated person, able to work well alone and in a team

· Other assigned duties – flexibility and forward-thinking are essential

Edit on Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects), Avid iNews, publish to web on WordPress.

Proficiency with computers, telephones, photocopiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment

· Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to respond at will if necessary.

· Meets deadlines and works well under pressure

· Creative thinker who is not afraid to try new ideas

· Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

· Fluent English

· Other assigned tasks

ALL applicants should apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar. Please upload CV and cover letter.