Full Time Job

Executive Producer, Investigations

Nexstar

Tampa, FL 02-12-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Executive Producer of Investigations

The Executive Producer of Investigations supervises investigative and special assignment news content across all media platforms

Responsibilities

Lead team of investigative reporters, photographers and digital journalists to create insightful, meaningful content

Execute strategies for investigative and special assignment content that will engage and grow audiences across all media devices

Responsible for evaluating investigative story pitches, leads and tips and contributing own

Encourage and train investigative unit and general assignment reporters to advance stories through public records and FOIAs

Arrange interviews with people who can provide insight regarding stories

Field produce interviews and other video while working with a staff photographer

Visualize ways to maximize impact and viewer benefit of stories

Help manage news room as needed, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions when called upon in on-call/breaking news situations

Ensure that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity, legal validity and production quality

Requirements & Skills

Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent

At least 5 years' experience in investigative journalism and/or television news

Strong understanding of media law

Extensive news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations

Must be able to interact well with reporters, anchors, photographers, news managers, production and engineering staff
Outstanding verbal, written, and analytical skills

Detail oriented

Prior knowledge of Florida a plus

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Company Profile
Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.