Morning Executive Producer

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

Job Description



Confident newsroom leader to oversee content gathering and content distribution for 7 hours of morning programming 4am-11am. The Morning Executive Producer will work with the entire morning team to create compelling and shareable content for all platforms. Our ideal candidate must have a voice to lead the team through major breaking news coverage and weather events and must understand audience needs for the morning.


In this role, you will:

    • Strong editorial voice- lead team in the creation and execution of compelling morning newscasts and digital segment
    • Work with Assignment Editor to plan assignments for morning crews​
    • Supervise the writing, shooting and editing of news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms
    • Write and teach team to deliver impactful information in an authentic manner
    • Use consumer analytics in determining content
    • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content
    • Enterprise news stories
    • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media to enhance stories
    • Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a must watch morning newscast
    • Coach and inspire producers to make decisions and create exciting and  engaging morning newscasts


Responsible for overseeing 7 hours of morning  news programming. Strong editorial voice and ability to lead a must.



Job Requirements



  • 3-5 years Producing experience
  • Executive Producing a plus
  • Strong editorial skills
  • Strong decision making abilities
  • Ability to teach and empower producer to make decisions
  • Team Player





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




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

FOX 61 (WTIC-TV) is one of the nation's highest-rated FOX Network affiliates, providing Connecticut viewers with outstanding news, entertainment, sports and local event programming.
FOX 61 is Hartford and New Haven’s home for Major League Baseball, including the World Series and NFL Football from regular season through the playoffs plus, the 2020 Super Bowl.
FOX 61 is the market leader in news, producing more than 61 hours of local news and public affairs programming each week; more than any other station. Its award-winning local news team is committed to keeping the public informed through, and its social media followings on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and mobile apps. Connecticut audiences can “Expect More” from FOX 61 News.