• Executive Producer

    Location US-IL-Moline
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/27/2018 6:57 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-48262
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    Our news department is looking for a seasoned broadcast journalist to join our news team. You will execute our station strategy across all of our newscasts and oversee our team of producers.

    Responsibilities

    PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
    •Oversee and conceptualize newscasts and deliver the news in a dynamic presentation that follows our station strategy.
    •Develop and train producers
    •Pitch in on the demanding and ordinary work that goes on in a newsroom where everyone is asked to give their best effort.

    Qualifications

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
    Must know what it takes to build competitive, winning, and watchable, habit-forming newscasts. Producing experience is required. You must demonstrate a keen sense of news judgment and it’s a given that you can write and produce. You must juggle the fast-pace changes that occur in real-time no matter where you are at. You must have the ability to manage people in the news and production departments.


    RELATIONSHIPS:
    INTERNAL CONTACTS                           EXTERNAL CONTACTS
    News Staff Ownership                           Group Counterparts
    Operations Staff                                   General Public
    Sales Staff
    Engineering Staff
    Creative Services Staff

     

    IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
    Send a resume to Alan Baker, News Director, WQAD News 8, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at alan.baker@wqad.com

     

    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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