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Executive News Producer


Bangor, ME 06-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WABI:

WABI TV5 first signed on in January 1953, becoming Maine's first television station. It has long been the news leader for eastern and central Maine. The station's located at 35 Hildreth Street in Bangor and has a bureau in Waterville, Maine.

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Link - https://www.wabi.tv/content/stationjobs/WABI_Learn_More-489230651.html

Job Summary/Description:

WABI TV5 in Bangor, Maine is searching for an experienced Executive Producer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have excellent news judgement, communication and writing skills, a strong commitment to journalistic ethics, and a proven track record of creating compelling newscasts and stories across multiple platforms.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
* Oversee our team of producers
* Develop and train new producers
* Contribute to the editorial process
* Help with planning special projects such as elections and special reports
* Review newscasts and provide feedback to producers
* Assist managers with copy editing
* Collaborate with Digital Executive Producer to assist with digital news/social media coverage
* Occasionally fill in to produce newscasts

- College degree in journalism preferred
- Proficiency in ENPS, Final Cut Pro, TVU and other newsroom platforms a plus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d88k2x-44-192-253-106-42 in your application.

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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.