Full Time Job

Executive Producer, News

Nexstar

West Monroe, LA 07-30-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Are you a seasoned producer ready for the next step into news management? The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of strong leadership; journalistic excellence and the ability to thrive in a very competitive environment.

The Executive Producer supervises news content across all media platforms and line produces at least one hour of a live newscast.
• Approve show content
• Ensure newscasts follow targeted newscast strategy
• Conceptualize and create new content areas for producers and MMJs
• Review daily newscasts to ensure quality control and brand compliance, and subsequently provide feedback to all news staff
• Assist with assigning stories
• Coach storytelling
• Coach writing/production value
• Primary point person in big breaking news events
• Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web
• Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business and financial objectives
• Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations
• Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all media devices
• Responsible for successful marketing of projects and adherence to budget

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent
• At least 5 years' experience in television or radio broadcast/production
• Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff
• Detail oriented
• Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills
• Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations
• Utilize state-of-the-art television technology
• Proven ability to lead and execute strong breaking news coverage
• Superior writing and copyediting skills
• A people-oriented manager
• Strong written and verbal communicator

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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.