Executive Producer

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Ref#: 32539
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Description:

POSITION:

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.

 

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITY:

-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

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

-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

Qualifications:


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.


EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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