Executive Producer (News)
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/5/2019

Job Description

​KVUE in Austin is looking for an Executive Producer . This person must be a creative, motivational, and experienced newsroom leader. If you are a visionary who can successfully identify great, impactful content and develop a roadmap to meet the goals of KVUE News, this position is for you. 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with newscast producers on creating unique shows with strong showcasing and layers
  • Work with the digital desk to identify and assign content that will draw viewers to KVUE newscasts
  • Encourage innovation, risk-taking and powerful storytelling in crafting great newscasts
  • Inspire enterprise stories and coordinate special coverage with news leadership team
  • Oversee multiple newscasts to ensure they meet our strategic goals to tell the best stories and make Austin better
  • Identify daily opportunities to have our news get noticed and reach new audiences
  • Work collaboratively with other managers and perform tasks as required by the News Director, Assistant News Director and Digital EP of Content

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • 3+ years newsroom experience preferred as a producer or manager

  • An innovative and transformative mindset 
  • Strong understanding of the tenets of professional journalism

  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius, photojournalism, editing, and content management systems a plus

  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time-sensitive deadlines

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related a plus 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 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 approximately 30 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 also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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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About Us

KVUE stands for excellence - in everything we do. Whether it’s producing Austin’s highest rated newscasts, most popular news website, or most-followed social media outlets, KVUE is committed to being a positive contributor within our community, through our service. This goal is part of the foundation on which the station was built, and remains a guiding principle for the staff as we continue to honor this commitment. Our mission to inform and educate with local news and community outreach is accomplished on multiple platforms and extends throughout the year.