AM Executive News Producer

Website Meredith Corporation


KCTV, A Meredith Corporation TV Station, is hiring a morning Executive Producer. This exciting opportunity directs a team of reporters, producers, editors, and photographers in the production of news products that are high quality and maintain KCTV’s brand. Serves as member of management team; actively engages in ever-improvement of news product. Participates in projects as assigned by News Director.

Essential Job Functions

40% – Oversees quality control and development of news product for station through a team of producers, newscasters, photographers, editors and live technicians.
30% – Gives script and video approval, brainstorms new story ideas, produces shows as necessary.
20% – Ensure that work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.
10% – Develops direct reports to improve performance as needed.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience: Three years experience producing in a broadcast television news environment required. Experience as an executive producer preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Must possess advanced understanding of legal and ethical issues impacting journalism.

·         Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·         Ability to combine words and pictures into informative and interesting news stories.

·         Advanced knowledge of the locale, governing bodies, demographics and public figures a plus.

·         Ability to edit stories as necessary.

·         Strong initiative and self motivation to create news stories.

·         Ability to perform quality work in high-pressure deadline situations.

·         Able to balance between planning ahead and getting results.

·         INEWS experience a plus

·         Adapt to flexible schedule

% Travel Required (Approximate):   N/A.

Additional Information:

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