Executive Producer

News for Nexstar Media Group
Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek, Michigan

posted on August 26, 2020


job posting:

Category: Media - Journalism - Newspaper Position/Title: Executive Producer Details: WWMT/CW7/wwmt.com has an immediate opening for Executive Producer to oversee mutliplatform news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. Vacancy Type: Full Time Date Posted: 3/3/2020 Closing Date: 11/1/2020 City: Kalamazoo State: Michigan Requirements: 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!


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expires on 11/20/2020