• Executive Producer

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/17/2019 11:47 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-49708
    Category
    News
  • Overview

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

     

    The Executive Producer must be a proven newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity.  The ideal candidate is a strong communicator, proven newsroom leader, and can understand and incorporate brand initiatives for two distinct stations.  This is a great opportunity in a growing city, and a highly competitive news environment. This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing newscasts.

    Responsibilities

    • Overall responsibility for newscasts, including oversight on story selection, content, and production
    • Work with team to create innovative news content; able to think differently and critically
    • Collaborate with Editors, Producers and the assignment desk to select stories for coverage
    • Step in and write, edit and produce as needed
    • Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs
    • Provide regular feedback on newscast with staff, both as a team and individually
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 5 years previous news producing experience
    • Supervisory experience highly preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity

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