The Executive Producer directs and supervises all aspects of station’s news programs, including development and execution of show content and program format. This position works closely with Producers, Reporters and Assignment Editors in developing and maintaining high quality newscasts. The Executive Producer oversees story selection, pre-production and Producer rundowns. The incumbent proofs and edits scripts on a daily basis. In addition, the Executive Producer helps reporters craft their stories and oversees brand management and content for the show.
Essential Job Functions:
30% – Manages newsroom during shift; ensures journalistic policies are being followed.
25% – Reviews show content and story content for accuracy. Oversees quality and brand management.
25% – Works with producer and desk on story assignment and creation.
20% – Leads project planning and related project management.
Minimum Qualifications: All must be met to be considered.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications or equivalent training and/or experience.
Experience: Minimum 2 years show producing or other news supervisory role.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong journalistic and writing skills.
Advanced understanding of libel law.
Strong production and television presentation accomplishments.
This position requires little to no travel.