Overview Responsible for the overall supervision of daily news programming by successfully executing a daily strategy that is in line with the vision and mission established by the News Director. This position will ensure consistent daily coverage on all platforms, oversee the execution of news coverage and special assignments, and work closely with the management team to ensure competitive and compelling newscasts. This position will primarily oversee the newscasts and will also have a role in their success and development. The Executive Producer will help the News Director and Assistant News Director with planning and communicating major coverage for station priorities including major news, sporting events and weather. This position will execute on strategic plans developed through research and ensure that daily coverage and promotion meet the brand while also working in concert with fellow managers to help implement operational workflow and systems changes for the producing staff.
Responsibilities This is a key management position that would be responsible for the following:
Develop and implement newscast brand tactics for newscasts working with research to develop and maintain audience focused content directives
Conduct consistent show reviews with staff in coordination with the News Director and Assistant News Director.
Help and maintain all tease and news writing strategies, holding producers and writers accountable through on-going training.
Hold writing seminars and content reviews with management team to encourage and ensure active writing style and proper showcasing of station initiatives in our daily scripting.
Deliver on strategic content plans and working in tandem with the entire management team on our strategic reach and frequency viewing initiatives.
Guarantee the proper treatment and showcasing of elements in our daily newscasts
Partner with Digital to advance and enhance our news initiatives across all platforms
Responsible for hiring, performance management along with other executive producers and mentoring/coaching of producers and writers
Foster a creative, positive and productive work environment
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree required.
Proven ability to build a cohesive, high-performing staff and work teams and to develop the skills and nurture growth of staff members.
Must be a self-starter, highly organized, and able to work with enthusiasm and effectiveness at all levels of the organization.
Impeccable journalistic integrity and editorial judgment required.
Minimum 3 years Management experience
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 is one of the country’s leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in publishing, digital and broadcasting. In publishing, Tribune’s leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, The Morning Call and Daily Press. The company’s broadcasting group operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable and Chicago’s WGN-AM. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune’s print and broadcast properties and extend the company’s nationwide audience.