Executive Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/3/2020

Job Description

TEGNA 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 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

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

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 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 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.