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Executive Producer

Hearst Television Inc


Location:
Greenville, SC
Date:
08/21/2017
2017-08-212017-09-19
Job Code:
2244
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Executive Producer Jobs in Greenville, SC

Executive Producer

   
Job ID:
2244
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: Greenville, SC US
Station Name:
WYFF-TV

Job Description

WYFF 4, the NBC station in Greenville, SC, has an immediate opening for an Executive Producer.  We need driven, organized leaders who can articulate a vision for their shows and lead a team towards the vision. The right candidate will be a leader who can develop multi-platform content that succeeds on air, on mobile, and on social media.  Responsibilities include the ability to manage, coach, and motivate a team of producers, reporters, anchors, and photojournalists who are committed to excellence. The Executive Producer is responsible for the overall content of assigned newscasts, manages all aspects of breaking news, and social engagement. The right candidate must be a pro when it comes to effective communication and decision making under daily deadline pressure. You must have proven ability in making decisions based on strong ethics, a solid producing background, and a desire to win. You must be able to research, pitch, and gather enterprise news stories, as well. The EP will work on recruiting producers and work closely with the News Director to implement winning strategies for each newscast.

Job Responsibilities:                                     

  • Oversight of the preparation of a rundown and scripts for the newscasts
  • Oversight of the use of all our graphics resources to enhance our presentation
  • Coaching producers, reporters, and photojournalists
  • Responding to breaking news
  • Oversight of digital response to breaking news and social media engagement
  • Writing compelling news stories in active voice
  • Meeting deadlines
  • News gathering
  • Boothing newscasts when needed
  • Posting stories and video on website and on mobile
  • Leading editorial meetings and pitching enterprise stories in editorial meetings
  • Must perform administrative duties including scheduling, performance reviews, training and providing critical feedback.
  • Communicating effectively with news staff, promotions, and production/engineering

Required Skills

Qualifications Requirements:                                              

  • Candidate must have strong leadership, writing, communication, and storytelling skills along with a proven track record of producing outstanding newscasts.
  • Use of ENPS preferred
  • Use of Abobe Premier editing system is a plus

Education:                                        

  • Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in broadcast journalism or equivalent education or experience   

Required Experience

  • At least two years of experience as an Executive Producer or producer at a commercial broadcast station 
   

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.


Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.


Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.


Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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