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Executive Producer/ Special Projects - KXAS


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Executive Producer/ Special Projects - KXAS

Jobid 23768-373795

Location: Dallas , TX, USA

Description **Job Number** 34655BR

**Job Title** Executive Producer/ Special Projects - KXAS

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - KXAS

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Texas

**City** Dallas - Fort Worth


The Executive Producer-Special Projects is a leadership position overseeing the editorial, production and promotion components of special projects, consumer reporting team and award entries. The Executive Producer's role is to oversee production of news content on multi-platforms, provide guidance and direction to news employees and perform as a member of the news management team.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Conceive and execute special projects on all platforms.

• Conceive, execute, and lead consumer unit reporting on multiple platforms.

• Direct and deliver production elements on a deadline. Manage and supervise on-air talent, content producers and production team.

• Review line-up of stories and segments; develop future segments, stories and interviews for all platforms.

• Collaborate with creative services department on promotions

• Cooperate and interact with NBC News and assure compliance with all relevant laws and company policy on broadcasts and news operations.

• Cooperate and interact with the Dallas Morning News with on-going projects.

• Oversee weekly special projects meetings.

• Oversee and execute annual awards calendar.


Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum of five years experience as a television News Producer, special projects producer, Executive Producer, or reporter.

• Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

• Must possess strong journalistic skills, have ability to write and edit broadcast copy and promotions

• Understanding multi-platform newsroom operations.

Eligibility Requirements:

• External applicants must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (Note- job #BR).

• Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Must be at least 18 years old or greater

• Must accept Solutions, NBCUniversal’s Dispute Resolution Program

**Desired Characteristics**

• Creative approach to storytelling and problem solving

• Understanding of a multi-platform news operations.

• Experience in major award competitions (RTDNA, Emmys, DuPonts, Peabody, NPPA)

• Familiarity with NPPA.

• Ability to make priority decisions under deadlines

• Proven strong leadership and management skills required

• Must be self-directed, highly organized and detail oriented

• Must function well in a fast paced, multi-cultural environment

• Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure.

• Familiarity with DFW news market a plus.

• Up to date on and interested in current news events

• Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations.

• Personal initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision.

• Team player who is flexible

• High degree of integrity and professionalism.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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