Morning Executive Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

Job Description

At KING 5 we stand for truth. The Morning Executive Producer works collaboratively with other newsroom leaders and the broadcast team to create award winning news every morning. Our ideal candidate inspires the team, has an eye for storytelling and upholding the highest standards of journalism, and coaches the team to grow and innovate. We are seeking candidates who will trail-blaze the future of news, find and defend the truth, and tell the stories of our community. We want a leader who is creative and courageous when it comes to adding innovative features to newscasts as well as digital and social platforms. ​

Responsibilities

  • Oversee morning newscasts on KING and KONG to ensure alignment to our brand promise and strategy
  • Encourage innovation, risk-taking and powerful storytelling in crafting great newscasts
  • Inspire enterprise stories and coordinate special coverage with news leadership team
  • Regularly critique newscasts with the staff, both as a team and with individual producers and talent
  • Assist with recruiting on-air talent and producers when openings occur
  • Lead the team in the creation of unique, shareable content for multi-platform experiences
  • Work with the digital desk to identify and assign content appropriately for each platform
  • Identify daily opportunities to have our news get noticed and reach new audiences
  • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content​

Job Requirements

Here’s what you need:

 

  • 3+ years newsroom leadership experience preferred as a producer, 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​ ​

King TV is a subsidiary of TEGNA. TEGNA is the largest local media company in the country and provides a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k). 

To be considered a candidate for an opening at KING, you must complete the online application on the employment tab found on:  http://www.king5.com/about/ and attach your resume and cover letter.  Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool. 

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 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 30 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 also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

We invite you to join KING 5, The Home Team - the number one station in the Northwest and the number one NBC affiliate in the country.  KING 5 first broadcast more than 60 years ago and includes the independent station KONG TV.  We are a fast-growing multi-media company, producing over 14 hours of local news and programming every day.  Local programming includes Emmy wining shows “Evening” and “New Day Northwest.”  

KING 5’s progressive and innovative heritage began with Dorothy Bullitt, a local trailblazer who took risks.  Her values inspire us today – we believe in quality journalism and close community ties that make a real difference for our viewers.

When you join KING 5 and its properties, you join a team passionate about these strong values:  Community, Integrity, Innovation, and Commitment. We look for people with creative and entrepreneurial skills who also share our core beliefs.  We embrace new ideas and new technologies and are passionate about re-inventing news for the digital age.