Executive Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

Job Description

TEGNA owned WTSP 10(the 12th market) 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.  Candidates must also be skilled at infusing mission of "Holding the Powerful Accountable" into all newscasts. This is not a lead, plug and play position. This requires someone who will lead a content revolution in a dynamic and intelligent way with distinctive style. Bring on your creative genius!

This position is responsible for managing various newscasts at WTSP, 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.

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Job Requirements

Here's what you need:

  •  7 years television producing experience and 3+ years experience managing people; College degree in journalism or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in creative content production
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Digital content skills social platform
  • Strong communication skills, conflict management and customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills in a fast paced environment and deadline driven environment.
 

Job Snapshot

About Us

If you are looking for an exciting, cutting-edge atmosphere where you can thrive and develop your professional skills, WTSP 10News is the place to be. We are looking for talented individuals who want to grow and succeed. We will invest in training and encourage professional growth.  People who work at WTSP 10News love being here and you will too.