Full Time Job

Nightside Executive Producer

Fox TV Stations

Seattle, WA 03-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

KCPQ-TV, The FOX O&O in Seattle, Washington, is looking for an executive producer to lead our nightside team.
Our executive producers are advocates for our viewers working to ensure content on brand.
Oversee and manage news personnel; assignment editors, writers, producers, editors, anchors, reporters, digital. Must be able to produce a timely and compelling newscast that is editorially and visually dynamic. Participate and lead in the editorial process.
Occasionally, produce content/newscasts in the newsroom, in the field and for news specials.
Other duties as deemed appropriate and assigned by the news director and/or assistant news director. Strong communication skills and the ability to develop and assemble content on multiple platforms. Must have strong knowledge of social media and be able to incorporate and showcase content from multiple platforms into newscast.

Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communications and three years recent experience in a newsroom as a senior news producer or executive producer. Have exceptional news judgment, strong writing and copy editing abilities. We are looking for a competitor who can challenge the staff to perform at their highest levels every night. Must be able to work in fast paced environment under specific time constraints; exceptionally creative. Must be able to think out of the box and find new ways to present information. Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a team. Supervise the work of others. Will work closely with news management to continually evolve our newscasts. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours, shifts and shows; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required.

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