Media - Journalism - Newspaper
WWMT/CW7/wwmt.com has an immediate opening for Executive Producer to oversee mutliplatform news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy.
WWMT/CW7/wwmt.com has an immediate opening for Executive Producer to oversee mutliplatform news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. The ideal candidate will oversee the production of newscasts and special programming. This position works extensively on managing digital content as well and will work closely with producers, reporters and field crews on daily story selection and executing multiplatform coverage plans. As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the Executive Producer will lead by example.
Some additional responsibilities of our Executive Producer will include
Oversee daily newscasts, website and social media channels to ensure we are serving our local communities by sharing relevant information to alert, protect and empower our audiences
Supervise producers and reporters, as well as, review scripts, web copy and provide feedback to encourage powerful storytelling
Manage newsroom and handle breaking news situations to empower and grow our audiences
Collaborate with News Director and other station managers to create special segments
Planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming newscasts
What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
Proven track record of creating compelling and engaging stories across multiple platforms
Ability to perform well under pressure, experience managing breaking news and meeting strict deadlines
Ability to identity problems and provide solutions
A strong commitment to journalistic standards and ethics
Extraordinary people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating
Strong understanding of how to drive digital traffic
Minimum of 3 years producing in a television news environment or equivalent. Management experience required.
A college degree in Journalism or a related field is preferred
Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!