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WTVD Executive Producer

Disney

Durham, NC 05-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
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.

What You Will Do:

The Executive Producer will have a passion for compelling content and ensure it meets ABC11 Eyewitness News' standard for journalistic integrity.
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 ideal candidate will:
• Inspire the news team to produce enterprise content across all platforms for a diverse audience
• Collaborate with Assignment Editors, Producers and Reporters on multi-platform breaking news coverage
• Copy edit newscasts, supervise producers and provide consistent feedback by setting goals and tracking progress
• Interact with ABC Owned Television Stations and ABC News partners to develop relationships that lead to story ideas
• Coordinate technical and logistical planning for story assignments

Required Qualifications & Skills:
• Minimum 3 years' experience in the newsroom
• 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

Education:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

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 WTVD Television, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment Television.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwwkok-3-235-20-185-42 in your application.