Executive Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/2/2020

Job Description

KREM 2, the TEGNA-owned, CBS affiliate in Spokane, WA has an immediate opening for an Executive Producer. The Executive Producer will work collaboratively with other leaders and teach employees how to create unique, shareable content that evokes emotion on all platforms. Our ideal candidate can identify engaging content, teach others how to do so and develop a roadmap on how to meet the goals of our company. ​

Responsibilities

  • Lead KREM's special editorial content efforts as identified by leadership team.
  • Identify, implement and maintain a content tracking tool to be used by content team.
  • Look ahead to the next day, the next week, etc. for content ideas so KREM 2 gets a jump start on impactful news in the community. 
  • Enterprise news stories.
  • Develop and teach staff to develop content through independent sources and social listening.
  • Research and teach staff how to research for facts and credibility.
  • Use consumer analytics in determining content.
  • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.
  • Help our teams create unique newscasts or digital segments evoking emotion.
  • Write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.
  • Write and teach team members to do so in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Coach and inspire Anchors, MSJs and Producers to be exciting and engaging.
  • Create and implement an onboarding strategy for all Content Team members.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor.​

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 2-5 years of experience preferred, including supervision and leadership of other journalists
  • Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish) speaking preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • Ability to work mornings, nights and weekends
  • Ability to be part of leadership team's weekend on call rotation​

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Where you choose to live and work are some of the most important decisions in life.  If you are looking to align yourself with a company culture that promotes career advancement of top performers, this is home.  Whether you are seeking a career as a journalist, a sales/marketing executive or a social media/digital guru, KREM 2 offers a career launch pad through TEGNA’s family of media and digital properties in the Pacific Northwest and across the country.  Inviting smart, creative and diverse professionals to develop innovative content, marketing strategies and new technologies is our recruiting priority

Taking care of you, your spouse or partner and your dependents is important and supported by KREM 2’s benefit plans for qualified employees.  Options include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability insurance and long-term disability insurance.   We also offer paid vacation and holidays, sick leave and a generous 401K Savings Plan and other benefits.  

KREM 2 is the CBS affiliate serving the Inland Northwest.  Located in Spokane, the station has a rich history of interactive service with the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene region for over 60 years.  It is our privilege and promise to serve this extraordinary community through our partnerships with numerous non-profit organizations and social service agencies.   To give you a better feel for our news market, Spokane is the second largest city in Washington State and enjoys four distinct weather seasons for outdoor enthusiasts.   Spokane is home to the largest medical hub between Seattle and Minneapolis, Fairchild Air Force Base, a significant higher education, high-tech and agriculture base.