Executive Producer, Great Day Live

Date Posted: 3/19/2018

Job Description

WTSP, the TEGNA owned CBS affiliate in Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida is seeking a dynamic, creative, client-focused Executive Producer for “Great Day Live”, airing 9-10am weekdays. In addition to leading the “Great Day Live” creative team, the successful candidate will coordinate all aspects of the show for sponsored and non-sponsored content. The successful candidate will have prior experience managing and leading a team, minimum 3 years producing experience, booking success, an eye for great content on all platforms and the ability to work closely across multiple departments and with clients, agencies and publicists. If you are a collaborative leader, with a proven track record of success and experience creating bold and innovative local television, digital and social media content, please apply.

Responsibilities -- This is a hands-on job


  • Manage all show content -- both sponsored and non-sponsored
  • Work closely with Sales Department and “Great Day Live” team to develop revenue-generating opportunities across all platforms
  • Produce a live daily entertaining and exciting lifestyle show.
  • Use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute show content
  • Be plugged in to the Tampa Bay/Sarasota arts, and entertainment scene
  • Book guests & produce segments – in-studio and in the field
  • Music Rights – Acquire/Manage performance rights info and releases for reporting purposes
  • Manage show calendars -- email rundowns daily and reconcile with accounting monthly
  • Plan/Edit “Best of Great Day Live” shows 15-20 times per calendar year

Job Requirements



  • Ability to motivate and coach talent
  • Three to five years of producing experience in medium to major market television required
  • College degree preferred
  • Editing (ENPS/Edius) proficiency required, Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
  • Ability to fill in as line producer
  • Ability to work with diverse array of business and other guests plus extensive client contact and interaction experience is required
  • Proven experience in client-focused field production is a plus
  • Ability to perform under the pressures of a daily, live show is required


About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 32 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

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.


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If you are looking for an exciting, cutting-edge atmosphere where you can thrive and develop your professional skills, WTSP 10News is the place to be. We are looking for talented individuals who want to grow and succeed. We will invest in training and encourage professional growth.  People who work at WTSP 10News love being here and you will too.