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  Executive Producer
Industry: TV Job Posted: 4/3/2019
Location: Northeast Region Job Status: Full Time
Experience Level: TBD

Job Description:

Job ID 2018-48458


Oversees the station’s daily 4 and a half hour morning news block and helps implement the strategies to improve the morning news product and dramatically increase ratings.


• The architect of a morning strategy, emphasizing a family of on-air news personalities, local coverage and content attractive to a morning audience
• Participates in daily meetings where stories are discussed and assigned to reporters. When stories are assigned, makes sure reporters understand what is expected of them. (The focus of the story; where it might play in newscast; possible production techniques to enhance the story).
• Works closely with the assignment desk throughout the shift; assigning reporters and photographers, managing lunch and breaks and making final decision surrounding content, overtime and breaking news
• Recruits, mentors and leads a team of anchors, reporters, producers, writers, digital producers and assignment editors
• Oversees format implementation and producing tactics with focus on creating a journalistically sound and entertaining package of live moments, storytelling, pace, flow and graphic enhancement
• Develops, monitors and maintains cohesiveness among team
• Quickly addresses issues and is solution driven
• Reads and edits scripts
• Profound familiarity with social media and how to utilize on all platforms required
• Familiarity with ENG (Electronic News Gathering) and SNG (Satellite News Gathering) operations required
• Must know the New York market
• Contributes enterprise ideas for news series
• May have to produce broadcast from time to time
• Excellent leader and motivator
• Ability to perform, lead and adjust under pressure
• Must be able to manage a large staff under extreme pressure
• Individual must be willing to participate in projects sponsored by the station to enhance its image or help the community
• Extended workdays may be required


• College degree preferred
• Minimum of 5 years experience as television news manager
• Must be willing to submit to background check
• Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

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