KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting, a duopoly owned by Meredith Corporation, is recruiting for an Executive Producer. The EP will lead a team of producers to deliver promotable, compelling, and well written newscasts as well as online content. The EP will work closely with the News Director and Assistant News Director to develop and implement strategies to improve product and raise ratings while managing resources and containing overtime. In addition, the successful candidate will: Exercise strong news judgment and review newscast rundowns with an eye toward promotable content; Engage in creative content development following up on viewer submissions of story ideas via Facebook, Twitter and other online sources, as well as official sources; Motivate staff and encourage 'buy in' for station's news brand, news strategies and action plans; Work with multimedia reporters/photographers to determine direction of stories and expectations; Works closely with assignment desk on coverage, story selection, live coverage, assignment of reporters and crews; Collaborate with producers on rundowns, story selection, formats, graphic elements, content and pace and flow of newscasts; Supervise long term planning for sweeps and special events.
Meredith Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Esssential Job Functions: 45% - Oversee the creation, planning, production and daily delivery of live/pre-recorded and studio/field news for all day parts. Implements key strategies to improve produce and ratings 25% - Supervise producers, focusing on employee development and growth 15% - Contribute to station's online and digital efforts 10% - Supervise special projects and coverage for sweeps and special events 5% - Other duties as assigned
Experience: 2 years experience as Executive Producer or Senior Producer in television news