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  Executive Producer
Industry: TV - Stage Job Posted: 1/8/2019
Location: Midwest Region Job Status: Full Time
Experience Level: TBD

Job Description:


Telemundo Chicago seeks an Executive Producer who is responsible for assisting the news lead with newsroom operations, supervision and management, including editorial supervision of content on news programs and digital.


• Work directly with News Director, Assignment Editors, Producers, Anchors, Reporters, MMJ’s and production crews in overall news content production

• Carry out news editorial mission; executing the daily strategy by setting expectations and holding staff accountable

• Responsible for editorial content of all newscasts

• Work on news staff scheduling and long-range planning

• Supervise direct reports and provide meaningful and consistent feedback

• Able to write news scripts, teasers, headlines and news briefs in Spanish

• Will serve as a back-up producer as needed

• Have a full understanding of current events and Telemundo tools to help achieve daily goals

• Have a full understanding of all newsroom systems

• Work with departments; promotions, production, engineers, creative service, IT and building maintenance to create the most accurate, relevant and compelling local news coverage

• Knowledge of and enforcement of Telemundo News standards and ethics

• Display strong editorial judgment, be an excellent writer and respond to breaking news situations

• Review and approve reporter and show scripts for on-air broadcast

• Knowledge of and implementation of Telemundo News standards and ethics

• Display strong editorial judgment, be an excellent writer and respond to breaking news situations.


• A minimum of 3 years of experience as broadcast producer and writer

• A Minimum 3 years Executive News Producer experience

• Excellent oral and written Spanish language skills

• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field and/or equivalent work experience

• Must be willing to work in Chicago Illinois

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Must be at least 18 years of age

• Be available to work long hours, evenings, weekends and holidays as required

• Must have a valid driver’s license

• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV on www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

• Excellent news judgment

• Experience as a Producer in a major market for television, web based news service, or mid-sized market EP

• Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure

• Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast paced environment

• Ability to react to breaking news, updating the news as stories evolve and write intros and leads to video online content

• Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile

• Ability to work with minimal supervision

• Positive work ethic and can work under tight deadlines

• High degree of integrity and professionalism

• Team player who can also work independently and is a self-starter

• Solid leadership skills

• Strong organizational skills

• Must be a fierce competitor who plays to win

• Knowledge of Dalet Galaxy is strongly preferred.

• Knowledge of Non-linear editing strongly preferred

• Possess strong knowledge of Social Media Platforms (Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)

• Ability to understand and communicate well in a duo Spanish/English-speaking environment

• Working experience leading, mentoring, managing and motivating people



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