• Content, Executive Producer

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-47766
    Category
    News Writers/Producers
  • Overview

    Reports To: VP/News

     

    WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Executive Producer of Content to work in our Indianapolis location.

     

    The Executive Producer of Content must have a strong understanding of newscast production and how to develop content for different audiences. This individual will be a strong news writer who loves to creatively construct stories. This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, innovative ideas for developing multi-platform stories for dual brands.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for coordinating the selection and execution of content for on-air newscasts and digital/social platforms
    • Lead reporting team in the creative process of brainstorming, developing and launching story pitches
    • Collaborate with reporters, producers, executive producers and digital team to define a clear content goal for each reporter that speaks to both the FOX and CBS brands
    • Develop, implement and oversee effective content workflow strategies and procedures
    • Manage team of Reporters and MMJ’s; provide regular feedback, both as a team and individually
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 5 years’ previous newsroom reporting experience
    • Management/supervisory experience highly preferred
    • Advanced writing and story constructing skills
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong leadership and organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    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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