Morning Executive Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

Job Description

WFMY News 2 is looking for an experienced and creative visionary to take our morning daypart in Greensboro to the next level. You are the conductor of these energetic shows packed with the latest happenings in the area and beyond.   You will have a strong team in place to get “The Good Morning Show” on the air, but what about the next day? Next week? Next month? You will be looking ahead making sure we have the best segments, ideas, features, remotes and stories. The Morning News EP will embrace WFMY's standard of news reporting and creative storytelling for morning news broadcasts while boldly advancing the brand across multiple platforms. This person will work collaboratively with the news leadership to guide teams in creating unique, shareable content that evokes emotion across all platforms (broadcast, mobile, social).  Our ideal candidate has proven experience successfully identifying engaging content, teaching others how to do so, and developing a road map to meet the goals of our company.

  • Lead teams in the creation of unique newscasts and digital segments evoking emotion
  • Write and teach staff to write in an exciting, captivating and conversational manner
  • Teach staff to develop content through social listening and independent sources
  • Teach staff how to research for facts and credibility
  • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content
  • Use consumer analytics in determining content
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media

 

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Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
  • Enterprise news stories
  • Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast
  • Coach and inspire on air talent to be exciting and engaging
  • Perform other tasks as required by News Director
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related
  • 2-5 years of experience supervising and leading other journalists
  • Strong understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
  • Proven experience 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 sensitive deadlines
  • Experience calmly handling live, breaking news situations and changing events

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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.