KTVT-TV is looking for a dynamic, aggressive, and creative Executive Producer.
Ideal candidate must have clear vision of how to build a dynamic newscast and be able to effectively communicate that vision to the team. This includes story development, script approvals, graphics, animation and pre-production from inception of story to on-air. Understanding and complete embracement of social media and digital initiatives is non-negotiable. Attend multiple editorial meetings with staff members each day in order to ensure accuracy, quality and viewer appeal of newscasts in accordance with station and FCC regulations and requirements; review newscasts before and after air in order to ensure accuracy, quality control, and awareness of any potentially litigious material. Oversee additional assigned special projects from inception to completion. Ensure quality of product and thoroughness of coverage; assist News Director in evaluating staff members, to promote peak performance and productivity; generate issues and trends story ideas to enhance the quality of the newscast and to ensure continuously interesting, fresh news stories; perform other essential functions as assigned.
Experience as a news manager preferred, with at least two of those years in a medium or large market; Bachelor's or technical degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or allied field preferred. Excellent organizational and communication skills required; must be results-oriented, innovative and demonstrate leadership and teamwork. Strong breaking news skills required. Requires strong innovative skills; ability to incorporate social media and new technology into all the newscasts.