WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Executive Producer to work in our Indianapolis location.
The Executive Producer must be a proven newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity. The ideal candidate is a strong communicator, proven newsroom leader, and can understand and incorporate brand initiatives for two distinct stations. This is a great opportunity in a growing city, and a highly competitive news environment. This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing newscasts.
Overall responsibility for newscasts, including oversight on story selection, content, and production
Work with team to create innovative news content; able to think differently and critically
Collaborate with Editors, Producers and the assignment desk to select stories for coverage
Step in and write, edit and produce as needed
Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs
Provide regular feedback on newscast with staff, both as a team and individually
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor\u2019s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
5 years previous news producing experience
Supervisory experience highly preferred
Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays
WXIN/WTTV is an equal opportunity employer.
Company InfoTribune 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 Media combines distinctive content with nationwide broadcast distribution and cutting-edge digital properties and data businesses. In the last 18 months, as it prepared to separate its publishing business, Tribune Media acquired Local TV Holdings to become the nation’s largest independent broadcaster, began the conversion of its superstation WGN America into a widely distributed general entertainment cable channel, launched a re-imagined Tribune Studios as an engine for producing original content and expanded the company’s segment leading metadata businesses, including Gracenote, the world’s most-used music metadata company. In every aspect of the company, whether in producing critical local news, riveting original programming, or premier sporting events, Tribune Media engages and connects viewers with must-have content across every distribution platform.