Executive Producer

Tegna Hartford , CT 06183

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Summary:

WGRZ, the TEGNA owned NBC affiliate in Buffalo, NY is looking for an Executive Producer. This person must be a creative, motivational, and experienced newsroom leader. If you are a visionary who can successfully identify great, impactful content and develop a plan to help WGRZ showcase our brand and serve the greater good of Western New York, this position is for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead teams in the creation of unique, shareable content

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

  • Work with the digital desk to identify and assign content appropriately for each platform

  • Encourage innovation, risk-taking and powerful storytelling in crafting great newscasts

  • Inspire enterprise stories and coordinate special coverage with news leadership team

  • Oversee multiple newscasts to ensure the brand promise and strategies are met

  • Regularly critique newscasts with the staff, both as a team and with individual producers

  • Identify daily opportunities to have our news get noticed and reach new audiences

  • Work collaboratively with other managers and perform tasks as required by News Director

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years newsroom leadership experience preferred

  • Strong understanding of the tenets of professional journalism

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

  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time-sensitive deadlines

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related a plus

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Sedentary work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

About TEGNA

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 64 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 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.

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