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9 Aug 2022

Full-Time Executive Producer – WXYZ

PJRetty – Posted by PJRetty Southfield, Michigan, United States

Job Description

WXYZ, the E.W. Scripps owned ABC affiliate in Detroit is looking for an Executive Producer to join our award-winning team.

The Executive Producer must be a proven newsroom leader who knows how to execute our content strategy, including winning multi-platform breaking news and weather coverage, maintain a strong sense of urgency with our newscast production and newsroom culture, and knows how to balance serious journalism with lighter moments critical to the success of our newscasts.

The Executive Producer will also play a key role in challenging the newsroom to develop and showcase context and depth to our coverage on all platforms. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for newscasts or local programs, including oversight on story selection, content, and production, ensuring that the station is competitive within the market.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Responsible for newscasts or local program content and showcasing across multiple platforms.

  • Collaborate with editors, producers and/or the realtime desk to select stories for coverage.

  • Oversee and edit the writing of content, including but not limited to teases and web headlines.

  • Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs and outlets.

  • Provide regular feedback on newscasts with staff, both as a team and individually.

  • Supervise pre-production to ensure quality and ethical standards and coordination between control Room and design staff.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication or related field preferred.

  • At least 4-years previous news producing experience preferred.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.

  • Ability to create tactics and strategies to increase demo performance in key target areas for multiple platforms.

  • Have working knowledge of federal, state and local laws impacting operations.

How to Apply

www.scripps.com/careers

Job Types: Full-Time.

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