Executive Producer

News for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on June 22, 2020

job posting:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing! WGN-TV is seeking a dynamic, aggressive, and innovative Executive Producer for the Late News. Duties/Responsibilities *Responsible for overall content, production, planning and direction of our Late News broadcast and digital initiatives *Line produce 30-minute, 10pm show nightly *Have direct authority over producers, writers, and reporters for newscasts, website, and social media *Ensure integrity of content consistent with our professional standards, while also being creative and imaginative *Make solid decisions while taking control during breaking news situations *Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences Requirements/Skills *Five (5) years of experience as a news broadcast producer or related experience *Must have strong news judgment, work with the assignment desk to plan daily stories and content, and collaborate with the digital team on daily coverage *Ability to function under extreme deadline pressure *Ability to encourage and nurture the creativity of others If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us! Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at www.Nexstar.tv. EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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expires on 09/17/2020