Looking for an energetic, aggressive, visually oriented newsroom leader to supervise all aspects of a newscast. Must be able to work with a team of individuals to produce original, comprehensive, and compelling content on multiple platforms.
-Must have solid news judgment and story-telling skills
-Accountable for content accuracy and fairness
-Must be able to ensure newscast is competitive and compelling
-Special attention to skills related to original/enterprise reporting, writing, graphics, story placement & handling of breaking news
-Will be responsible for direct supervision of on-air, producing, writing and support staff
-Knowledge of desk top editing, graphics management and control room automation
-Must be willing to work with other departments on newscast needs
-Social media skills a must
-Other duties and hours as assigned
-Compliance with CBS policies and procedures
-Proven successful track record as EP or line producer including specific original ideas and concepts
-Bachelor’s degree in journalism or similar field
-Familiarity with Chicago area is desirable
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
· 5-years experience as an Executive Producer preferred
· Bachelor’s degree in journalism or similar field.
· Familiarity with Chicago area, desirable.