Executive Producer, JR026649

Executive Producer, JR026649

  • Full Time
  • Phoenix

E.W. Scripps Media Inc d/b/a KNXV-TV ABC15 and KASW-TV CW61

Description:

Executive Producer

KNXV, the E.W. Scripps owned ABC affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona is looking for an Executive Producer to join our team.

The Executive Producer must be a proven newsroom leader who knows how to execute content strategy and also win breaking news and weather coverage on all platforms, maintain a strong sense of urgency with our newscast production and newsroom culture, and knows how to balance serious journalism with lighter moments critical to the success of our newscasts. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for newscasts or local programs, including oversight on story selection, content, and production, ensuring that the station is competitive within the market.

SCRIPPS’ COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION:

At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at scripps.com.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing newscasts or local program content and showcasing across multiple platforms.
  • Collaborate with editors, producers and/or the assignment desk to select stories for coverage.
  • Oversee and edit the writing of content, including but not limited to teases and web headlines.
  • Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs.
  • Provide regular feedback on newscast with staff, both as a team and individually.
  • Supervise pre-production to ensure quality and ethical standards and coordination between control Room and design staff.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or related field preferred.
  • At least 5-years previous new producing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.
  • Ability to create tactics and strategies to increase demo performance in key target areas for multiple platforms.
  • Have working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws impacting operations.

Contact:

Please apply online at http://scripps.com/careers. Search for JR026649.

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