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Executive Producer

Meredith


Location:
Saginaw, MI
Date:
03/29/2017
Categories:
  • Arts / Entertainment / Media
  • Broadcasting
  • Journalism
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Job Details

Description:
3150 WNEM Oversee the creation, planning, production and daily delivery of live/pre-recorded and studio/field news for all day parts. Implements key strategies to improve product and ratings Write and produce a daily primary newscast Contribute to station’s online and digital efforts Supervise special projects and coverage for sweeps and special events The Executive Producer will lead a team of producers to deliver promotable, compelling, and well- written newscasts as well as online content. The EP will also regularly produce a primary newscast and write topical tease copy. He, she will work closely with the News Director and Assistant ND to develop and implement strategies to improve product and raise ratings while managing resources and containing overtime. In addition, the successful candidate will:
* Exercise strong news judgment and review newscast rundowns with an eye toward promotable content,
* Engage in creative content development following up on viewer submission of story ideas via Facebook, Twitter and other online sources, as well as official sources
* Motivate staff and encourage "buy in" for station's news brand, news strategies and action plans,
* Work with multi-media reporters/photographers to determine direction of stories and expectations.
* Works closely with assignment desk on coverage, story selection, live coverage, assignment of reporters and crews.
* Collaborate with producers on rundowns, story selection, formats, graphic elements, content and pace and flow of newscasts.
* Supervise long term planning for sweeps and special events.
* Other duties as assigned Essential Job Functions 45% - Oversee the creation, planning, production and daily delivery of live/pre-recorded and studio/field news for all day parts. Implements key strategies to improve product and ratings 30% - Write and produce a daily primary newscast 15% - Contribute to station's online and digital efforts 10% - Supervise special projects and coverage for sweeps and special events