Full Time Job

Executive Producer

CBS Television Stations

Fort Worth, TX 08-27-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

KTVT-TV is looking for a dynamic, aggressive, and creative Executive Producer.

Responsibilities:
• Review and approve scripts and rundowns to ensure accuracy and quality in accordance with station and FCC regulations and requirements; review newscasts before and after air in order to ensure accuracy, quality control, and awareness of any potentially litigious material.
• Lead all aspects of additional assigned special projects from inception to completion. Ensure quality of product and thoroughness of coverage; assist News Director in evaluating staff members to promote peak performance and productivity; generate issues and trends story ideas to improve the quality of the newscast and to ensure continuously interesting, fresh news content ; perform other essential functions as assigned.

The ideal candidate must have clear vision of how to build a dynamic newscast and communicate that vision to the team. This includes story development, script approvals, graphics, animation and pre-production from inception of story to on-air delivery. Must be a strong voice in the editorial meetings and bring to the table meaningful, impactful and engaging story pitches. Must embrace digital initiatives as a complement to the broadcast.

Excellent organizational and communication skills required; must be results-oriented, innovative and demonstrate leadership and collaboration. Strong breaking news skills required. Requires strong innovative skills; ability to incorporate social media and new technology into all the newscasts.

Proven experience as a news manager preferred, with at least two of those years in a medium or large market.

Bachelor's or technical degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or allied field preferred

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6p91j-34-239-160-86-42 in your application.