This position serves as the leader and point person for all activities related to KGW's innovative Pioneer Courthouse Square studio in downtown Portland. The studio, which features large windows to the public area known as \Portland's Living Room', will be a hub for KGW's interaction with the community and this position will serve as an ambassador to our audience. Our Square studio is set to be remodeled from the ground up in 2018. It will incorporate the latest news and social media technology, including large external-facing monitors, a studio for 2-3 live newscasts per day, a live-streaming studio, podcasting facilities and a space for small community events. We are looking for someone who will be a champion for this new space and utilize it to its full potential as an interactive media space, a broadcast facility and a high-profile marketing resource. We need an Executive Producer who can think of new ways to use our studio and execute on that vision. This is brand new kind of position in our industry and we need someone who is not afraid to be different. Responsibilities: * Book, produce and host digital live chats, podcasts and interviews * Work with newscast producers, reporters and anchors to hold Facebook Lives and other digital content extending before and/or after each day's Square newscasts * Monitor social media and user-generated content across various platforms to make sure external-facing Square monitors accurately reflect dynamic content * Work with organizers of live events in the Square to find cross-promotional opportunities, including broadcast and digital interviews, social media promotions and other interactions * Oversee Square content calendar following programmatic themed days * Plan and host limited-audience public gatherings in the Square as needed Work closely with all KGW departments (news, sales, marketing, business, technology) to achieve Square objectives Requirements: * Minimum 3 years media or marketing or studio-production experience; college degree in Journalism or marketing or digital communications preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience * Extensive knowledge of social media, online, mobile, etc. content gathering tools and technologies * Strong communication, conflict management and customer service skills * Experience in events, customer interactions, marketing relationships desirable * Understand the tenets of professional Journalism * Sound news and information judgment * Deliver accurate content * Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced and deadline driven environment * Ability to multitask and quickly adapt to new technology * Successful completion of a drug screening * Must be willing to work nights and weekends About TEGNA: TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 32 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry's top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com. TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.
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