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2018-02-222018-03-23

Executive Producer

Denver, CO
  • Job Code
    2018-47001
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Executive Producer

Location US-CO-Denver
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/1/2018 4:49 PM)
Job ID
2018-47001
Category
News Operations

Overview

Executive Producer Job Description KDVR/KWGN

Are you a show doctor who oversees a newscast filled with urgent, impactful news?

 

Do you LOVE to win the day, every day, on all platforms?

 

Are you looking for a rare opportunity to take your creativity to the next level in a city as exciting and beautiful as Denver, Colorado?

 

KDVR/KWGN, the Fox and CW affiliate in Denver, Colorado, is looking for a creative and aggressive Executive Content Producer to lead us on the evening shift -- delivering news on multiple platforms including our evening newscasts.

 

The Executive Producer must be a proven newsroom leader who embodies an audience-first approach to delivering news. This individual will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas to our newsroom.

Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for late newscasts, including oversight on story selection, content, and production. Assist other managers in coordinating coverage for other weekday newscasts.
  • Work with team to create innovative news content across all platforms in an audience-first environment; be able to think differently and critically
  • Coach and train a strong team of producers; create a positive work environment
  • Collaborate with Editors, Producers and the Assignment Desk to select stories for coverage
  • Strong news judgement and working knowledge of current events and community issues impacting viewers here in Colorado and around the world
  • Step in to write and produce as needed
  • Provide regular feedback on newscast with staff, both as a team and individually
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Rotate as weekend on-call manager
  • Coordinate schedules with News Director and other news department managers

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree pred; equivalent experience required
  • 5 years previous news producing experience
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience highly required
  • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
  • Working knowledge of how to engage viewers on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidaysKDVR/KWGN is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.PLEASE ONLINE AT: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and enter job #2018-47001 under keyword search.  
  • Due to the volume of applications received we will not be able to verify receipt of your resume or applications. A KDVR/KWGN representative will contact you for a phone or in-person interview, should your application be selected. 

 

 

Company Info:

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

 

 

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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Tribune Media is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of 42 owned or operated broadcast stations, national entertainment network WGN America, Tribune Studios, Gracenote, WGN-Radio and a significant number of iconic real estate properties and strategic investments.

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