Producer, Executive - (1582)
Job Title Producer, Executive
Education Bachelor's Degree
Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location Nexstar - KLAS - Las Vegas, NV 89109 US (Primary)
Job Type Full-time
8 News Now, KLAS, CBS Las Vegas has an immediate opening for a Nightside Executive Producer.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Candidates must have minimum of four years of experience in news programming production, leadership experience preferred. * Assists the News Director and Assistant News Director with management of afternoon and evening newscasts focusing on overall content coverage and newscast production. * Assists with planning, staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News Department. * Consults on decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees. *Help oversee news coverage strategy for the station and its website/digital platforms, assisting newscast producers daily with the coverage strategy and execution. * Critiques newscasts on a daily basis to correct errors, improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff. * Assigns news stories and verifies that deadlines are being met. * Ensures achievement of viewer rating goals. Performs other duties as assigned.
Requirements and Skills: * Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field * Fluency in English. * Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.* Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills. * Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. * Ability to effectively listen to fully understand employee needs and communicate with a team to shape a solution. * Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
8 News Now is owned by Nexstar Broadcasting Corporation and is an equal opportunity employer.