Job Title

Producer, Associate


Some College Coursework Completed

Career Level

Entry Level


Nexstar - WMBD - Peoria, IL 61604 US (Primary)



Job Type


Job Description

Part-Time Associate Producer

WMBD/WYZZ, the CBS/FOX (through outsourcing agreement with Cunningham Broadcasting) duopoly in central Illinois has an opening for a Part-time  Associate Producer/Editor.  The Associate Producer/Editor edits video and assists anchors, reporters and producers in newscast production.  Must be able to work weekends Sat & Sun 7p - 11p, other hours as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides support to personnel producing newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
  • Assists with writing scripts and preparing news stories.
  • Edits video.
  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Skills:

  • High school diploma.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Minimum one year's experience in news story production.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.