Website KWWL News 7
KWWL is seeking a take-charge leader to help guide our team and help manage our multi-platform news products. This manager will serve as an editorial decision maker. Excellent news judgement is needed for this fast-paced environment and multi-city market.
KWWL is a continuous news source with an immediate deadline culture. The Executive Producer will oversee and be in constant contact with those involved in our newsgathering and delivery process. You will be responsible for making immediate decisions on how stories and content will be presented.
The Waterloo-Cedar Rapids-Dubuque-Iowa City market is a great place to live with numerous colleges and universities, good quality of life, ample recreation and proximity to Minneapolis, Chicago, and Des Moines.
KWWL is part of the Allen Media Broadcasting group.
Responsibilities:The successful candidate must be able to identify great stories, create urgency, and showcase stories in a memorable way. The Executive Producer will partner with the Assistant News Director and the News Director to execute a vision and strategic plan for success in daily weather, severe weather, breaking news, and the big story every day while assisting with the management of day-to-day operations. You will work with producers and anchors to showcase and execute the presentation of newscasts, while also doing the same for web and social media. The Executive Producer will have a creative vision for the use of writing, video, graphics, and other production elements to tell great stories, employing all of our technology on all of our platforms including our Storm Chaser and our drone.
Requirements:Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law). Applicants must have 3 to 5 years of producing experience with a strong desire to further their career in a management position.
Contact:Andrew Altenbern or Kelly White
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