Full Time Job

Executive News Producer

WBTV

Charlotte, NC 09-08-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
About WBTV:

WBTV was the first television station to sign on in the Carolinas and is considered the ''most trustworthy source of news and information'' in the area according to research. WBTV First Alert Weather is the certified most accurate forecast for the market as measured by WeatheRate. Being ''On Your Side'' for viewers, clients and the community is the guiding principle of WBTV and helps drive its award-winning newscasts and quality local journalism. Visit www.wbtv.com to learn more.

Job Summary/Description:

WBTV is looking for an experienced Executive Producer with a proven track record of effective team leadership and ratings success.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Lead a team of talented producers in daily editorial decision-making and content-creation processes including, but not limited to: leading editorial discussions, reviewing rundowns and scripts, developing and amending coverage plans, and quality control
• Keep producers engaged and enriched through consistent, constructive feedback and training
• Develop short-term action plans to accomplish strategic goals
• Collaborate with news leadership team to execute a multiplatform content strategy
• Act as an advocate between producers and marketing, technology, and other departments as needed
• Manage producer schedules and show assignments

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred, equivalent experience considered
• Minimum 5 years of line producing experience
• Minimum of 2 years in a news leadership role
• Experience overseeing special projects preferred
• Must have excellent organizational, time management, and communication skill

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro35b4-3-236-55-22-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WBTV

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.