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Executive Producer

Hearst Television Inc

Orlando, FL
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Executive Producer

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Orlando, Florida’s NBC affiliate, WESH 2, a Hearst Television station, is looking for an experienced Executive Producer.   The ideal candidate must be a talented teacher, have outstanding news judgment, and work well within a team.  This is an incredibly busy breaking news market.  You must be able to balance aggressive coverage with ethics and standards that value truth above all.  This Executive Producer will oversee multiple producers and multiple newscasts daily. This position calls for a solid foundation in broadcast with an active eye and interest in digital. We break stories on both platforms.

Job Responsibilities:                                                

  • Manage multiple newscasts and producers
  • Help shape daily coverage on broadcast and digital
  • Uphold the highest  ethics and journalistic standards
  • Coach producers regularly
  • Oversee and edit scripts and teases
  • Bring story ideas daily, including hard news enterprise
  • Be a team player in the newsroom and on the management team

Required Skills

  • Proven track record in a dynamic and successful newsroom
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong teammate, working together and sometimes sharing duties to get the job done
  • Ability to work a varied schedule, including mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.


  • Bachelor’s Degree  preferred

Required Experience

  • At least five (5) years newsroom experience in a professional newsroom
  • at least two (2) years as a newsroom manager

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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