Executive Producer

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Ref#: 25245
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX, 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:

KTVT-TV is looking for a dynamic, aggressive, and creative Executive Producer:

Oversee news production, including 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. 

Qualifications:

Experience as a news manager, 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 is a must.  Requires strong innovative skills; ability to incorporate social media and new technology into all the newscasts.

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