Executive Producer

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh, PA

WTAE-TV, the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA has a rare opening for an Evening Executive Producer. The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching strong storytelling and be a show doctor in one of the most competitive news markets in the country. The position requires strong editorial judgement, a strategic mindset and an aggressive approach to covering breaking news on digital and broadcast platforms. The ideal candidate should have a proven track record of leadership and a propensity for taking on and executing big projects.

Responsibilities:

Manage all evening newscasts

Participate in editorial meetings and lead editorial process for evening shows

Work with managing editor and assignment desk to ensure coverage is competitive across all platforms

Copy edit scripts for evening shows

Coach and provide regular feedback for producers

Work with reporters and anchors to help tell compelling and impactful stories

Work on other projects assigned by the News Director or Assistant News Director

 

Experience Requirements:

 

· Minimum five years of experience as a producer in a medium to large television market or three years of experience as a news manager in a medium or large market

 

Qualifications Requirements:

 

Work varied shifts – early mornings, evenings, holidays and weekends included.

Must work flexible hours as needed.

Deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production.

Must be well-versed in local and national news stories.

 

Education:

 

· College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.

Link to online job announcement

https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/executive-producer-4895

Closing Date

2019-02-16