Full Time Job

Local News Executive Producer


Omaha, NE 04-22-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
You will be a leader who can develop multi-platform content that succeeds on-air and on digital. You are a pro when it comes to making decisions under the daily pressure and have a solid background in news producing. The Evening Executive Producer will be a leader and coach with an ability to motivate producers and talent. You will work with the News Director and Assistant News Director to implement winning strategies for each newscast. You can handle Breaking News when it comes, and when it doesn't, oversee a compelling product that delivers interesting content on-air and on digital. You will report to the News Director.

• Oversight of the preparation of a rundown and scripts for the newscasts
• Manage, coach, and motivate producers, reporters, and video journalists
• Lead efforts on-air and online during breaking news
• Help manage digital response to breaking news and social media engagement
• Lead editorial meetings and pitch enterprise stories
• Lead special projects and station initiatives
• Perform administrative responsibilities including scheduling, performance reviews, training and providing important feedback
• Communicate with news staff, promotions, and production/engineering
• Booth newscasts when needed and post stories and video on digital

• Three years producing experience
• Have demonstrated experience in writing and be able to think visually
• Coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously
• Summarize information into easy-to-understand components
• Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements
• Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
• Adobe Premier editing system
• Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.
• Medical | Dental | Vision
• 401(k) matching
• Emotional Wellness Support
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Parental Leave
• LGBTQ+ Health Services
• Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6yv8n-3-239-95-36-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.