Executive Producer

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Ref#: 32542
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN, 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:
  • Oversee strategy and execution of morning news on all platforms, including the 4:30-7a and 9a newscasts

  • Motivate our teams to create unique, visual, emotional and compelling content

  • Lead aggressive coverage of all breaking news and weather events

  • Review and copy edit news scripts to ensure accuracy, quality and compliance with all FCC requirements

  • Understand brand and manage broadcast and digital platforms so product is consistent with the brand

  • Use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content

  • Coach and inspire on-air talent, producers and photographers to work and collaborate well together 

  • Hold regular critique and feedback sessions

  • Work with News Director and Assistant News Director to own all station events and community outreach projects

  • Complete additional duties as assigned by News Director

Qualifications:

Required:


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a producer or 3 years’ experience as a news manager in a Top 25 market

  • Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications



Preferred:


  • Results-oriented leader with strong organizational and communication skills

  • A risk taker who thrives off innovation

  • A mentor who listens and inspires a team


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