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Investigative Executive Producer


Anchorage, AK 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Investigative Executive Producer - KTUU

About KTUU:

KTUU-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station based in Anchorage, Alaska. KTUU-TV's early beginnings date back to 1953. Over the ensuing decades, the station has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska's most watched news source, producing 32 hours of news and sports content each week on television. Online, AlaskasNewSource.com has become a digital news leader, and our mobile News and Weather applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state's capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. KTUU-TV also operates KYES, Channel 5.

Learn what it's like to work for KTUU, watch our video: https://www.alaskasnewssource.com/content/misc/What-its-like-to-work-for-KTUU-406566725.html?_ga=2.13789296.694555378.1612226017-281755813.1598908755

Job Summary/Description:

KTUU is in search of an Investigative Executive Producer. An Investigative Producer is responsible for identifying, researching, tracking and producing investigative news stories for broadcast and digital platforms. The Investigative Executive Producer plans and coordinates investigative coverage with the Assignment Manager, Investigator Reporter and Investigative Photographer.

Essential responsibilities include, but not limited to:
* Making & tracking FOIA requests
* Locating and requesting court documents, police reports, and other open records requests
* Computer-Assisted Reporting
* Database mining
* Contributing to the production of specials, podcasts, OTT segments
* Coordinate and lead weekly investigative team meetings
* Research, vet, set up, gather and develop investigative stories
* Track and communicate developments with investigative stories
* Respond to viewers/readers investigative inquiries/tips by phone, email and social media
* Prioritize investigative assignments to best meet department goals
* Write investigative stories for broadcast and web/digital

* Ideal candidate should have at least 3 years experience as a producer, MMJ or online journalist
* The successful applicant's background must include, at minimum, a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or or the equivalent
* You MUST provide a link to your resume reel as well as be prepared to discuss your past investigative work

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq9ooz-34-231-247-88-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.