Executive Producer


Are you a seasoned producer ready for the next step into news management?  The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of strong leadership; journalistic excellence and the ability to thrive in a very competitive environment.The Executive Producer supervises news content across all media platforms and line produces at least one hour of a live newscast.

Job Description

  • Approve show content
  • Ensure newscasts follow targeted newscast strategy
  • Conceptualize and create new content areas for producers and MMJs
  • Review daily newscasts to ensure quality control and brand compliance, and subsequently provide feedback to all news staff
  • Assist with assigning stories
  • Coach storytelling
  • Coach writing/production value
  • Primary point person in big breaking news events
  • Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web
  • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business and financial objectives
  • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all media devices
  • Responsible for successful marketing of projects and adherence to budget

    Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent
  • At least 5 years’ experience in television or radio broadcast/production
  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills
  • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations
  • Utilize state-of-the-art television technology
  • Proven ability to lead and execute strong breaking news coverage
  • Superior writing and copyediting skills
  • A people-oriented manager
  • Strong written and verbal communicator

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