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Executive Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Executive Producer to work in our Indianapolis location.

The Executive Producer must be a proven newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity.  This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing newscasts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Requirements:

  • Overall responsibility for newscasts, including oversight on story selection, content, and production
  • Work with team to create innovative news content; able to think differently and critically
  • Collaborate with Editors, Producers and the assignment desk to select stories for coverage
  • Step in and write, edit and produce as needed
  • Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs
  • Provide regular feedback on newscast with staff, both as a team and individually
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 5 years previous news producing experience
  • Supervisory experience highly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

WXIN/WTTV is an equal opportunity employer.

HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-10-22