Posted: Mar 02, 2017 4:50 PM EST
Updated: Mar 02, 2017 4:50 PM EST
WPTA-TV in Fort Wayne, Indiana is a highly successful, legacy station that has a truly rare opportunity for an energetic and creative leader who will guide the newsroom well beyond traditional broadcast news.
This senior position, functioning as the literal hub of our news organization, will serve as a primary editorial decision maker for our TV, Web, mobile and social networking platforms. We’re seeking out an experienced producer, one who can handle day-to-day news development as well as breaking news.
WPTA-TV operates the ABC and NBC affiliates serving the local market. We produce a combined 51 hours of news per week from our state-of-the art news center. This position will directly oversee and be in nearly constant contact with all involved in our news gathering and delivery processes, will weigh the full editorial possibility of every story and make immediate decisions on how it will be disseminated on the appropriate platforms. Candidates have to have a proven track record of producing. Clear and strong interpersonal communication skills with leadership qualities are required.
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Submit your cover letter and resume with references, plus online links to your work to Jonathan Shelley, News Director, at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate in your cover letter how you learned of the job.
WPTA is part of the QMI Broadcast Group, a family owned company. Throughout QMI, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Visit www.careersatquincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities.
WPTA-TV provides a competitive compensation and benefits plan
WPTA-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer