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Executive Producer

Executive Producer

Job ID 
2017-45893
Location 
US-TX-Houston
Category 
News Writers/Producers
Posted Date 
6/22/2017

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Overview

KIAH, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Executive Producer to work in our Houston location.

 

The Executive Producer must be a proven newsroom leader looking to play a major role in one of the country’s most innovative news operation.  This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing newscasts with rating success.

Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for all nightly NewsFix newscasts, including oversight on story selection, content, and production
  • Work with managers and team members to create innovative news content; able to think differently and critically
  • Collaborate with MMJ’s, Editors, Producers, and the assignment desk to select stories for coverage
  • Write, edit and produce as needed
  • Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs
  • Effectively supervise all MMJ’s, Producers and Writers
  • Provide regular feedback on newscasts with staff, both as a team and individually
  • Perform other duties as assigned and support all news department and station initiatives

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 5 years previous news producing experience
  • Supervisory experience highly preferred. Must be able to effectively manage a large staff
  • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories and effectively execute
  • Strong editorial and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced deadline oriented environment
  • Strong knowledge of digital, social media and emerging platforms/technology
  • Excellent management, verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

 

KIAH is an equal opportunity employer.

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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