News Producer (KOIN-TV)

Category: News
Position/Title: News Producer

KOIN 6 TV/Portland’s CW, a Nexstar Media Group Inc. owned CBS and CW duopoly in Portland, Oregon is looking for a newscast producer in a top-25 market that’s become one of the most popular cities in the country to live.  We offer a competitive salary, attractive benefits and collaborative work environment.

JOB SUMMARY:  The producer delivers and contributes accurate, visual, news content across all media platforms. The ideal candidate has worked as a successful producer and knows how to present news that gets our viewers’ attention.  We want a smart, passionate and creative thinker who writes conversationally.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 3/6/2020
Closing Date: 4/6/2020
City: Portland - 97221
State: Oregon


  • Responsible for evaluating stories and organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast.
  • Write strong, active copy that matches video.
  • Oversee production and timing of broadcast.
  • Contribute story ideas to the editorial process, work collaboratively with reporters, and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
  • Monitor postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
  • Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences.
  • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
  • Contribute to digital and social platforms as needed.


  • Must be able to interact well with anchors, reporters, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
  •  Detail-oriented.
  • 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 alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
  •  Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree (TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute) + 5 years’ experience in television broadcast/production.

TRAINING/EQUIPMENT:  Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: High-stress environment with deadline pressures. Must be willing to work weekends (Saturdays and Sundays), as well as be able to work any and all shifts as necessary, including overnights/early mornings, nights, and holidays.

The employee in this position must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. No Telecommuting.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

TO APPLY: Please visit the Work for us page at or at the Nexstar Website at:  to complete the application process.

ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland's CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us


KOIN is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

KOIN values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check.

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Job Req #: REQ-3585