WOWT, has an immediate opening for an experienced Executive Producer needs to be an aggressive news leader, committed to winning. The ideal candidate is aggressive on breaking news, understands and can execute three-screen strategies, has a keen eye for showcasing, and has a winning track record of growing the numbers.
The successful candidate will demonstrate strong skills in selecting news stories, local, national and international. Coordinate newscast content and presentation across multiple platforms. Supervise and guide producers, on-air talent, and the writing of content.
Supervise pre-production to ensure quality and ethical standards and coordination between Media Control Center and design staff. Enhance and support content with graphics, video and station branding. Review content for multiple platforms. Manage performance for assigned direct reports, including but not limited to yearly reviews. Post stories and video to website. Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws. Create tactics and strategies to increase demo performance in key target areas for multiple platforms
Requirements:We prefer a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field. Must have a keen sense of logistics and the ability to work successfully in challenging situations, strong leadership skills and news judgement. 3 - 5 years' experience as Senior Producer in a larger market or Executive Producer in a small size market. Newsroom-deadline driven and fast paced. Strong writing and organizational skills with the ability to function under constant deadline pressures. Good communication skills and strong people skills are necessary. Ability to perform tasks associated with office duties. Valid driver’s license and good driving record (will be reviewed) Able to transport oneself to client meetings and on location shoots. Sitting or standing for long periods of time. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Able to carry moderately heavy equipment…cameras, tripods, ect. (approx 40lbs) Maybe be working in extreme weather conditions heat or cold. Work schedule will vary due to production demands or possible permanent schedule changes, Work assignments will at times include evening, weekends and holidays. Regular and reasonable work attendance is required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated. Pre-employment drug screening and random drug testing is possible throughout employment.
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