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KABC Executive Producer - Weekend


Glendale, CA 05-03-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking an Executive Producer to supervise Eyewitness News Weekend Mornings. This position requires a proven leader with excellent news judgment, strong writing skills, a passion for being first with breaking news and the creativity to produce content that is impactful and relevant, while also recognizing the unique needs of a weekend morning audience. You must be an excellent communicator with strong people skills. This position supervises morning news content across all platforms so demonstrated expertise in digital, social media and streaming is a must. This position will collaborate with the Weekday Morning Executive Producer to create and execute coverage strategies, and manage staff. Current or previous experience managing a successful morning newscast preferred.

Knowledge of Southern California a plus.

This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

• Lead the way on live breaking news and event coverage, willing and able to jump into the producer chair if needed
• Must have eye for impact, relevance and moments that connect with viewers
• Supervise linear and digital producers, writers and reporters, proofing scripts and providing needed feedback and accountability
• Encourage producers and writers to use creative production techniques to enhance content across platforms
• Work with assignment desk to proactively plan out weekend coverage
• Manage staffing needs and schedules, and foster a positive and collaborative workplace attitude
• Fill in for other EP shifts as needed

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 7 years of experience in local television news production
• Demonstrated ability to work under deadline pressure and work in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must be flexible with working hours and adaptable to change

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of Dalet
• Management experience in top 20 market

Required Education:
• Bachelor's degree

The hiring range for this position in California is $148,600.00 to $199,400.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Entertainment Television:

Disney Entertainment Television is a collection of renowned content brands at The Walt Disney Company creating original entertainment and news programming for the company's streaming platforms Disney+, Hulu and Star, and its broadcast and cable networks. Its extensive portfolio is comprised of ABC Entertainment, ABC News, ABC Owned Television Stations, Disney Branded Television, Freeform, FX, Hulu Originals, National Geographic Content and Onyx Collective, in addition to Disney Television Studios, which include 20th Television, 20th Television Animation, ABC Signature and Walt Disney Television Alternative. Responsible for over 4,500 hours of programming a year across more than 300 programs of all genres, Disney Entertainment Television's creative brands are at the forefront of groundbreaking storytelling, captivating audiences and generating critical acclaim. In 2023, Disney Entertainment Television's programming excellence earned 163 Emmy® nominations across daytime, primetime, news & documentary, and children's & family categories.

This position is with KABC Television, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment Television.

KABC Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8ek2q-3-238-121-7-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $148,600 to $199,400 Per Year ($ USD)