Dayside Senior Producer

Date Posted: 8/1/2020

Job Description

11Alive is looking for a creative and experienced Senior Producer for our 12pm & 5pm news programs in Atlanta.

 Unlike traditional dayside newscasts, the 5pm show is presented in a style that informs and engages with viewers. This is all done with seasoned hosts, captivating content and unique segment themes.

 This person will work collaboratively with 11Alive's Managing Editor of Daily Content and the Creative Content Director in the overall direction of the show.

 The Senior Producer will also oversee 11Alive's 12pm newscast.​


  • Perform duties as assigned, including making sure all stories chosen meet standards of the News Department. Must also contribute to daily story selection and bring ideas to the table.
  • Must be creative and a forward-thinker and have excellent news judgment. Candidate should be able to write compelling copy that is clear and concise and come to work every day with a vision for newscast.
  • Must be an excellent leader and champion for newscast.
  • Ability to incorporate digital into program, including social conversation.
  • Maintains a level of calm during intense pressure situations, without letting the integrity of the newscast suffer.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle quickly evolving news situations.
  • Must be able to work under minimal supervision.
  • Coach and mentor fellow producers.
  • Ability to act as EP when needed.​

Job Requirements

  • At least 3 years of line producing experience.
  • Proven experience producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content.
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius preferred.
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related.
  • Experience working with Digital Team. Specifically, sharing and developing content.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time sensitive deadlines.​



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Be a part of the most awarded media team in Atlanta by joining the Networks of 11Alive!  The Networks of 11Alive include WXIA-TV, WATL-TV, Bounce TV, Antenna TV and numerous digital and social media products and are a part of the highly-respected TEGNA Media portfolio.  Salespeople, storytellers, marketing gurus, digital experts and production specialists all feel at home here and it’s where Atlanta’s most creative personalities feel inspired!
Every day, all of us at 11Alive are given the rare opportunity to effect change for the good of Metro Atlanta.  We vow to make life better for the people we serve.  We get results.  We can do this because people trust us to do the right thing.  We don’t take that trust for granted.  We know it is earned every day, in every conversation, in every story.  We are changing the face of local news … by serving the greater good of our community.

11Alive is here to:

  •     Hold the powerful accountable.
  •     Inform and enlighten.
  •     Seek truth, seek action, and seek solutions.
  •     Be a voice for the voiceless.
  •     Hold ourselves and other people accountable.
  •     Celebrate those who make our community better.