Broadcast Engineer

Tegna Knoxville , TN 37902

Posted 2 months ago

WUSA-TV has an excellent opportunity for an experienced and energetic Morning Executive Producer. The ideal candidate has impeccable news judgment, is adept at producing breaking news with impact, and is equally experienced creating compelling morning show lifestyle, human interest and community content. You're a proven, dependable leader who lives to motivate and inspire those around you. You pivot quickly and stay cool when things get tough. You anticipate challenges before they happen, and always have a backup plan ready to go. You have a deep passion for local journalism and making an impact in the communities we serve. Building relationships is your superpower. This is not an entry-level role. Previous medium-to-large market, or network or cable, morning show experience is a must.


  • Work closely with Morning News Director to continually elevate Get Up DC

  • Oversee morning newscasts and digital to make sure they align with the station's brand and strategic plan

  • Lead a team of producers on daily story selection, writing, and showcasing

  • Lead morning team in breaking news, big coverage and live coverage scenarios

  • Encourage innovation and smart risk-taking

  • Edit and approve scripts for both TV and Digital

  • Use consumer analytics in determining content

  • Be the direct supervisor for morning show producers

  • Give regular feedback to morning show producers, write and deliver annual performance reviews

  • Schedule morning show producers, approve time-off requests


  • 5+ years experience producing, line producing, or Executive Producing medium-to-large market, national, cable, or syndicated morning news

  • Proven ability to be an idea-generator and innovator

  • Proven ability and experience leading and motivating a team of anchors, reporters, producers, and production staff

  • Proven track record creating multi-platform content for social and digital audiences

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

  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius, editing and content management systems a plus

  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines

  • Ability to be in weekend on-call manager rotation

  • BA/BS college degree or related experience


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service. For more information, visit [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.

TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

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