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Executive Producer

WOWT

Omaha, NE 06-03-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About WOWT:

WOWT is a modern facility equipped with state-of-the-art technology, and with our leading broadcast news, we provide award-winning local news coverage, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. Omaha is one of the most progressive cities in the Midwest with a strong market supported by several national industries. The Omaha area boasts an array of top attractions that can't be matched, from the World Famous Henry Doorly Zoo to the NCAA Men's College World Series. Omaha is popular for our downtown which is home to a revitalized riverfront and the Historic Old Market.

Job Summary/Description:

WOWT is seeking an Executive Producer to take the reins of our evening broadcasts. The ideal candidate will ensure our newscasts stay on brand, observe the highest journalistic standards, and help make our content memorable. The EP is responsible for the overall look and editorial content of all newscasts. This person may also be responsible for producing special projects and special assignments from time to time. They will assist with online newscasts and may also be required to fill in to ''line'' produce newscasts.

Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):
• Coordinate newscast content and presentation across multiple platforms
• Supervise, guide, and teach producers, and on-air talent
• Review content for multiple platforms
• Supervise pre-production to ensure quality and ethical standards
• Post content to the station's websites
• Produce online newscasts
• Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics, and libel laws
• Create tactics and strategies to increase demo performance in key target areas for multiple platforms

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Must have a keen sense of logistics and the ability to work successfully in challenging situations, strong leadership skills, and news judgment.
• 3 years experience as a Producer in a larger market or 2 years experience as an Executive Producer in a small size market.
• Newsroom-deadline-driven and fast-paced.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people 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

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WOWT-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq05pm-3-236-116-27-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WOWT

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.