Rhode Island Broadcasters Association

Careers & Internships

Broadcasting careers in television and radio are one of the most exciting career paths to follow.  Through broadcast, we educate, inform, connect and touch the spirit of our audience.

Please review the job posting below from our station partners.

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WPRI/WNAC Digital Content Producer/Assignment Editor Category:
Digital Media

Digital Content Producer/Assignment Editor

The Digital Content Producer/Assignment Desk Editor gathers, delivers and contributes accurate and visual news and information content across all media platforms.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:

Closing Date:

East Providence - 02914

Rhode Island


Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute 2+ years’ experience in digital publishing, television or radio broadcast/production. 

• Must be able to collaborate with news managers, reporters, anchors, videographers, producers, promotions, and engineering staff
• Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills
• Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations
• Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including creative ways to inform and engage via written, oral, and visual media
• Ability to meet quality standards for service and evaluate customer satisfaction
• Be able to use SEO effectively to improve website traffic
• Proficient and savvy in social media platforms, tools, and best practices
• Interact with viewers/users via phone and social media sites
• Digital video editing skills 

Additional Information:
• Research, find, and confirm news stories for broadcast and digital
• Work inside fast-paced newsroom, contribute to the editorial process and make sound decisions in breaking news situations
• Take an active role in discovering and creating news content, including stories, photos, videos, etc.
• Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices
• Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences
• Perform duties as an assignment editor, monitoring police scanners, booking guests and assigning reporters and photographers
• Track and confirm stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services, community groups, and social media
• Research production topics using various information sources and tools
• Push local content to national outlets and other Nexstar Digital platforms across the country

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

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