Executive Producer
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 5/14/2021

Job Description


WKEF in Dayton, Ohio has an immediate opening for Executive Producer to help oversee news content on all platforms for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. The ideal candidate will oversee production of newscasts and produce special programming. You will work closely with producers, reporters, and news anchors on daily selection and coverage. 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 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 and provide feedback to encourage powerful storytelling

  • Manage news room and handle breaking news situations to empower and grow our audiences

  • Collaborate with producers, directors, reporters, and anchors on creative showcasing

  • Collaborate with producers on creating and producing digital content

  • Collaborate with News Directors and other station managers to produce special segments

  • Planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming newscasts

  • Produce newscasts as needed


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 preform 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 4 (years exp) producing in a television news environment or equivalent

  • 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!

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Miamisburg, OH
  • Job Type: Executive
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/14/2021

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…