Executive Producer

Date Posted: 2/16/2019

Job Description

KVUE in Austin is looking for an Executive Producer for a new innovative 10 p.m. newscast.


This person must be a creative, experienced, and motivational leader. If you are a visionary who can successfully identify great, impactful content and develop a roadmap to meet KVUE’s goals, this job is for you!


The Executive Producer of Innovative Content will:

  • Lead the 10 p.m. team toward a uniquely interesting late newscast designed to appeal to today’s news consumer.
  • Leverage social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content on all platforms each afternoon and evening.
  • Work with the digital desk to identify and assign content appropriately for each platform.
  • 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 the brand promise and strategies are met.
  • Regularly critique newscasts with the staff, both as a team and with individual producers.
  • Identify daily opportunities to have our news get noticed and reach new audiences.
  • Challenge the norm.
  • Help create a multi-platform experience.
  • Work collaboratively with other managers and perform tasks as required by the News Director.

Job Requirements

  • Experience successfully leading teams through content transformation
  • 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.

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About Us

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