Executive Producer of Local Programming

News for E. W. Scripps Company
Detroit, Michigan

posted on May 13, 2020

job posting:

Position: Executive Producer of Local Prgmg Company: E. W. Scripps Company Station(s): WXYZ-TV-TV Job Type: fulltime Hours: Compensation: / year Job Description: WXYZ, the Scripps ABC station in Detroit, Michigan is searching for an aggressive and experienced Executive Producer of Local Programming and Station Initiatives. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and creating content on multiple platforms for local programs and community station initiatives (examples below): •North American International Auto Show •Woodward Dream Cruise •Rocket Mortgage Classic •Light Up The Season •Lifestyle Shows – Wedding Show – Senior Living •Brightest & Best •Telethons YOU WILL: •Collaborate internally with sales, operations, engineering, news, and producers, for total station coverage. •Collaborate externally with local event leadership teams. •Oversee and contribute to the editing, writing, and final approval of content for all local programs and station initiatives. •Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs. •Coordinate syndication efforts for all appropriate programs as needed. •Write and produce internal and external communications on special station initiatives and programs. •Coordinate and manage all booking orders for local programs created and work on the coordination of syndicated programming for WXYZ/WMYD. •Ensure quality, legal and ethical standards on all project executed. Benefits: medical, dental, optical, life insurance, STD, LTD, 4011k, paid time off Education Required: Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or related field preferred. Experience Required: YOU BRING: •8-10 years journalism experience; 3-5 years’ previous experience producing full length (half hour/one hour) local programs preferred. •Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws. •Ability to 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. Other Requirements: The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of 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." Date Available: Immediately

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