The Senior Executive Producer directs a team of managers as well as producers in the overall production of the station’s news product. This person directs the editorial content of the station’s news by spending the majority of time leading the Executive Producer teams in creating consistency between news shows and creating overall content that attracts viewers. Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.
Essential Job Functions
60% Directs team to deliver on brand product.
20% Develops direct reports to improve performance.
10% Gives script and video approval.
10% Brainstorms new story ideas.
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Education: Bachelorâs degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
Experience: Five years of experience producing in a broadcast television news environment in a major market required. Five years of experience as an executive producer required. Previous experience as News Director and/or Assistant News Director strongly preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must possess advanced understanding of legal and ethical issues impacting journalism.
Must have a proven track record of managing producer teams in a newsroom environment
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to combine words and pictures into informative and interesting news stories.
Advanced knowledge of the locale, governing bodies, demographics and public figures a plus.
Ability to edit stories as necessary.
Strong initiative and self-motivation to create news stories.
Ability to perform quality work in high-pressure deadline situations.
Able to balance between planning ahead and getting results.
INEWS experience a plus
Adapt to flexible schedule
Interested candidates should contact News Director Frank Volpicella at Frank.Volpicella@cbs46.com.
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.