Executive Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

Job Description

KUSA in Denver 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 9NEWS on broadcast, digital and social platforms, this position is for you.

The Executive Producer will:

  • Lead teams in the creation of unique, shareable content
  • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content
  • 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 News Content Director, Digital Director, and Director of Content

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years newsroom leadership experience preferred as an EP, assistant news director, or news director

  • 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

 

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 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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Job Snapshot

About Us

9NEWS (KUSA) is the NBC affiliate in Denver and is owned by TEGNA.  Colorado’s News Leader for over 60 years, 9NEWS signed on the air in 1952 as KBTV, changing to KUSA in 1984.  9NEWS broadcasts KUSA (9.1), 9NEWS NOW (9.2), The Justice Network (9.3), KTVD (20.1) and MeTV (20.2).  Additionally 9NEWS operates the website 9NEWS.COM and has a strong social media presence.

At 9NEWS, all of us are here for something greater than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of our communities. Day in and day out, you will find people dedicated to improving our communities with passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.