• Executive Producer, Morning Show

    Location US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/26/2018 5:17 PM)
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  • Overview

    Location: KFOR-TV

    Position: Morning Executive Producer

    Reports To: News Director

    KFOR-TV/KAUT-TV, Oklahoma City’s market leader has an immediate opening for a Morning Executive Producer. The Morning EP will supervise KFOR and KAUT’S 5 hours of morning newscasts. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of leadership, creativity and collaboration skills to increase the depth and reach of our newscasts and digital platforms while building new audiences and enhancing the user experience.   The Morning Executive Producer will execute best practices in this aggressive breaking news and severe weather market.


    This position requires someone who can exercise discretion, best judgment, and has solid journalistic/ethical skills. Degree in journalism or equivalent experience preferred. Must be willing to work flexible hours.

    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, special projects, technological developments, etc.


    We are looking for a passionate, experienced leader who:
    • can assume a newsroom leadership and work closely with the News Director and dayside Executive Producer to shape newsroom strategy and policy
    • can coordinate overnight operations with our team of morning show producers, the assignment desk, and KFOR’s digital team
    • can function at a high level under breaking news situations and deadlines
    • has strong journalistic skills
    • can produce high-quality original content and fill in to produce a newscast when necessary
    • can work independently/effectively/with minimal oversight from management
    • work with producers to assure cross-promotion of broadcast/web/social media/mobile platforms
    • coach staff to write and produce effective lead-ins and teases.
    • work with the Creative Services department to create strong promos for newscasts and station events
    • is creative with a sense of humor

    For consideration please apply to 
    www.tribunemediacareers.com search the business unit for OK-Oklahoma City

    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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

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