Full Time Job

Wtvd, News Producer

ABC

Durham, NC 09-07-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Summary:
ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville, North Carolina, is seeking a creative, innovative, collaborative, and empathetic Executive Producer who executes big-picture goals while focusing on the details of daily editorial coverage.

ABC11 is committed to recruiting and retaining employees who reflect the communities we serve, at all levels of the company. We expect our employees to have a high degree of ethics and a strong ability to work as a team while displaying empathy and inclusion. We also strive to create content that authentically engages and connects with our diverse audience.
Our ideal candidate is a news gatherer with a deep understanding of linear and digital storytelling. This role calls for a person who has a passion to drive and produce in-depth storylines, artfully written, structured and crafted into high-impact content. There will be a heavy emphasis on story structure and high production value. We want an editorial leader and critical thinker who can manage content in conjunction with other news managers.

The Executive Producer will have a passion for compelling content and ensure it meets ABC11 Eyewitness News' standard for journalistic integrity. The candidate will inspire the news team to produce enterprise content across all platforms for a diverse audience.

Responsibilities:

Excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment and ethical decision-making skills

Champions a highly collaborative, diverse culture that promotes idea generation, open communication and respect for others

Collaborate with Assignment Editors, Producers and Reporters on multi-platform breaking news coverage

Supervise newscasts and producers and provide consistent feedback by setting goals and tracking progress

Copy edit scripts

Multitask and solve problems under pressure

Interact with ABC Owned Television Stations and ABC News partners to develop relationships that lead to story ideas

Plan coverage for major events

Preferred Qualifications:
At least three years' experience preferred

Required Education:

A college degree or equivalent

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About ABC Owned TV Stations:

This position is with WTVD Television, LLC, which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d209o6-44-192-38-248-42 in your application.