Executive News Producer

Executive News Producer

  • Full Time
  • Hartford
  • February 9, 2023

Website Gray Television

Description:

Western Mass News is looking for an Executive Producer, to help oversee our group of newscast Producers. We take pride in Getting Answers for our viewers and look to incorporate that throughout our on-air newscasts and digital platforms.

Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Oversee the stacking of newscasts, weekly shows, and special coverage
  • Proofread scripts and graphics for accuracy
  • Respond as appropriate to Breaking News (re-routing crews, changing content)
  • Set schedule for Producers, assuring shifts are covered

Requirements:

Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent professional experience
Experience
  • 3+ years experience as a Producer or Executive Producer also experience using digital video editing (i.e. Avid), internet production tools, and iNews a plus.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule and work as a member of a team.
  • Must possess advanced understanding of newscast presentation.
  • Must possess excellent writing and graphics skills with ability to provide an interesting and substantive product.
  • Must be results oriented.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a creative, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
  • Previous experience with script writing and editorial experience preferred.
  • % Travel Required (Approximate): 10 %
  • Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.

Contact:

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