Executive Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

Job Description

TEGNA owned WXIA has an excellent opportunity for a talented Executive Producer.  Applicants must have major, breaking news experience, strong editorial judgment, newscast producing expertise and fully understand the needs of our audience across all our platforms.  This position requires leadership, solid decision-making skills and the ability to work well in a dynamic newsroom environment.  Candidates must have social media experience and leadership in the digital content areas.  The ideal candidate has experience leading a team through transformational change and knows how to drive change in an exciting, positive and effective manner.

 

Position Summary

This position is responsible for managing evening and late-night newscasts on WATL, including planning, story selection, and execution of daily newscasts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Plans coverage, story selection and ensures effective delivery of daily newscasts.
  • Manages the daily performance of Producers and their shows.  Supports producers by providing editorial skills, copy editing, and creative production and storytelling skills.
  • Works with reporters on story concepts to execution.
  • Participates in daily editorial meetings.

Job Requirements

  • 5 years television producing experience; College degree in journalism or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in creative content production
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Digital content & social media skills
  • Strong communication & conflict management skills.
  • Strong organizational skills in a fast paced environment and deadline driven environment.

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.