Full Time Job

Executive News Producer

KTVK

Phoenix, AZ 06-21-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Executive News Producer - KTVK

About KTVK/KPHO:

Arizona's Family (KTVK & KPHO) is a media powerhouse located in Phoenix, Arizona. The purpose of Arizona's Family is to empower Arizonans to live their best lives. Home to CBS 5 and 3TV, Arizona's Family produces more than 100+ hours of local news and programming every week. CBS 5 is Arizona's Most Watched Television Station driven by the power of CBS programming and sports while 3TV is one of the strongest Independent television stations in the country with its highly rated morning show, Good Morning Arizona. And the reach of Arizona's Family doesn't stop with linear television, azfamily.com is the market's top performer in local multi-platform uniques. It is also home to Arizona's Family Originals, our in-house original content production team that is working on several long-form programs, documentaries, docuseries and original podcasts, including True Crime Arizona that has more than 300,000 downloads to date.

Job Summary/Description:

The Executive Producer will lead a team of producers to deliver promotable, compelling, and well- written newscasts as well as online content. The EP will also regularly produce a primary newscast and write topical tease copy. He, she will work closely with the News Director and Assistant ND to develop and implement strategies to improve product and raise ratings while managing resources and containing overtime. In addition, the successful candidate will: • Exercise strong news judgment and review newscast rundowns with an eye toward promotable content, • Engage in creative content development following up on viewer submission of story ideas via Facebook, Twitter and other online sources, as well as official sources • Motivate staff and encourage ''buy in'' for station's news brand, news stories.

Duties and responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
- Oversee the creation, planning, production and daily delivery of live/pre-recorded and studio/field news for a specific day part.
- Strategize and implements key strategies to improve product and ratings.
- Daily collaboration with digital team on online, digital and social opportunities.
- Collaborate with special projects and coverage for in-depth coverage and special events
- Provide consistent producer feedback through monthly newscast reviews.

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Education: Bachelors in Journalism
- Experience: 2 years experience as Executive Producer or Senior Producer in television news

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your cover letter, resume, and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g34e09-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KTVK

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.