• Executive Producer

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/6/2018 1:26 PM)
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  • Overview

    Oversees the station’s daily 4 and a half hour morning news block and helps implement the strategies to improve the morning news product and dramatically increase ratings.


    • The architect of a morning strategy, emphasizing a family of on-air news personalities, local coverage and content attractive to a morning audience
    • Participates in daily meetings where stories are discussed and assigned to reporters. When stories are assigned, makes sure reporters understand what is expected of them. (The focus of the story; where it might play in newscast; possible production techniques to enhance the story). 
    • Works closely with the assignment desk throughout the shift; assigning reporters and photographers, managing lunch and breaks and making final decision surrounding content, overtime and breaking news
    • Recruits, mentors and leads a team of anchors, reporters, producers, writers, digital producers and assignment editors
    • Oversees format implementation and producing tactics with focus on creating a journalistically sound and entertaining package of live moments, storytelling, pace, flow and graphic enhancement
    • Develops, monitors and maintains cohesiveness among team
    • Quickly addresses issues and is solution driven
    • Reads and edits scripts
    • Profound familiarity with social media and how to utilize on all platforms required
    • Familiarity with ENG (Electronic News Gathering) and SNG (Satellite News Gathering) operations required
    • Must know the New York market
    • Contributes enterprise ideas for news series
    • May have to produce broadcast from time to time
    • Excellent leader and motivator
    • Ability to perform, lead and adjust under pressure
    • Must be able to manage a large staff under extreme pressure
    • Individual must be willing to participate in projects sponsored by the station to enhance its image or help the community
    • Extended workdays may be required


    • College degree preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years experience as television news manager


    Equal Employment Opportunity


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