Full Time Job

Executive News Producer


Springfield, MO 08-10-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Executive News Producer - WGGB

About WGGB:

Named 2021 Station of the year by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, Western Mass News is a licensed television station in Springfield, Massachusetts, and serves the Pioneer Valley. The networks of Western Mass News include ABC 40, Fox 6 and CBS 3.

Job Summary/Description:

Western Mass News is looking for an Executive Producer, to help oversee our group of newscast Producers. We take pride in Getting Answers for our viewers and look to incorporate that throughout our on-air newscasts and digital platforms.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Oversee the stacking of newscasts, weekly shows, and special coverage
- Proofread scripts and graphics for accuracy
- Respond as appropriate to Breaking News (re-routing crews, changing content)
- Set schedule for Producers, assuring shifts are covered


Education - Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent professional experience

Experience - 3+ years experience as a Producer or Executive Producer also experience using digital video editing (i.e. Avid), internet production tools, and iNews a plus.
- Ability to work a flexible work schedule and work as a member of a team.
- Must possess advanced understanding of newscast presentation.
- Must possess excellent writing and graphics skills with ability to provide an interesting and substantive product.
- Must be results oriented.
- Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work in a creative, fast paced environment.
- Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.
- Must be able to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
- Previous experience with script writing and editorial experience preferred.
- % Travel Required (Approximate): 10 %

Qualified, interested applicants may 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjwo60-3-235-65-220-42 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.