Exec Producer KTVK
- Arts / Entertainment / Media
I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
The Executive Producer leads a team to deliver news in the digital age; produces newscasts as well as online content. This position oversees production of other news programming as assigned. The Executive Producer helps create, develop and implement strategies to improve product and ratings. In addition, the incumbent:
• Makes decisions relating to coverage, content and implementation of show direction.
• Focuses staff on direction and content of stories or live segments in newscast.
• Works with multi-media reporters/photographers to determine direction of stories and expectations.
• Works closely with assignment desk on coverage, story selection, live coverage, assignment of reporters and crews.
• Collaborates with producers on rundowns, story selection, formats, graphics, content and pace and flow of newscast.
• Initiates long term planning for news coverage and sweeps periods.
II. Essential Job Functions
Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
55% Oversee production of newscasts. Implements key strategies to improve product and ratings
20% Oversees production of online news content.
15% Critiques daily newscasts and coaches members of news team to maximize delivery on approved strategic initiatives.
10% Oversees special projects and coverage for sweeps, significant news events, etc.
III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
Three to five years experience as a news producer in a top 20 market.
Experience as a newsroom manager preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Newsroom computer systems.
Must be able to supervise, coach and motivate staff.
% Travel Required (Approximate):
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The Meredith Local Media Group offers great career opportunities to be a part of a company leveraging the latest technologies to deliver the best news product to our viewers through multiple platforms. We always surround ourselves with talented, smart, compassionate people in a fun, friendly and fast-paced environment. Meredith currently owns 14 television stations that include FOX, NBC affiliates and two MY Networks and one Independent station. Click the Contact Us tab to view our station locations.
We reach local audiences in more than 10 million U.S. households in top markets. Our network affiliates use the power of television backed by our trusted brands and our local digital and mobile sites to create compelling and effective marketing solutions for clients.
About Meredith Corporation: (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Allrecipes.com, Fitness, More, American Baby, EveryDay with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun- along with local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including print, television, online, mobile, tablets, and video - to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
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