WRTV Dayside Executive Producer #12587
APPLY Indianapolis, IN
Area of Interest
Grow your news management career with a fast-paced job in a large, dynamic Midwest market, working for a company that's known for journalism and innovation. Scripps-owned RTV6 in Indianapolis is searching for an Executive Producer to lead its experienced team. We have the tools (including a helicopter) and the people (including 3 crews and 2 meteorologists) to win, and we need a leader who can calmly and confidently lead this team to success every day. We produce the fastest and most urgent newscasts in Indiana, and we take pride in our digital and social products too.
Indianapolis is a place where people come to live, and they tend to stay for a long time. We're one of America's great sports destinations, with the Indianapolis 500, the Colts, the Pacers and the headquarters of the NCAA all here. But there's also great museums, shopping and dining, and most important, a livable downtown and wonderful neighborhoods to make your home.
We need an experienced journalist who can demonstrate excellence on television, web, mobile and social. We need a team leader who can inspire colleagues to do their best work every day. Are you up for this opportunity?
The Executive Producer is responsible for managing the content and showcasing across multiple platforms, ensuring that the station is competitive within the market.
Coordinate the content and presentation across multiple platforms
Enhance and support content with graphics, video and station branding
Review content for multiple platforms
Supervise pre-production to ensure quality and ethical standards and coordination between Control Room and design staff
Supervise the writing of content, including but not limited to teases and web headlines
Manage schedules, overtime and performance for assigned direct reports, including but not limited to yearly reviews
Monitor web analytics on a daily basis to enhance user experience, site stickiness and engagement
Post content to station's web sites
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
Have working knowledge of federal, state and local laws impacting operations
Work with other departments to accomplish the objectives of the station
Perform other duties as assigned
Education & Experience/Certifications:
College degree required; journalism or communications emphasis preferred.
At least 2 years newsroom management experience preferred; must have previous experience as a newscast producer.
The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including multi-platform satire and humor brand Cracked, podcast industry leader Midroll Media and over-the-top video news service Newsy. Scripps also produces television shows including "THE LIST" and "The Now," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation's largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, 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 on race, sex, sexual orientation, 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.