Executive Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

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 WXIA and WATL, including planning, story selection, and execution of daily newscasts.  It will also include oversight of special project live coverage. 

 

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.

 

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 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 approximately 35 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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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.