Executive Producer

Job Description

WSBT has an immediate opening for an Executive Producer to oversee news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. The ideal candidate will help lead our experienced producer team and oversee productiob of newscasts and special programming. You will work closely with our producers and reporters on daily selection and coverage. As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the Executive Producer will lead by example.

Some additional responsibilities of our Executive Producer will include

Oversee daily newscasts to ensure we are serving our local communities by sharing relevant information to alert, protect and empower our audiences
Supervise producers and reporters, as well as, review scripts and provide feedback to encourage powerful storytelling
Manage news room and handle breaking news situations to empower and grow our audiences
Collaborate with News Directors and other station managers to create special segments
Planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming newscasts

Required Skills

Proven track record of creating compelling and engaging stories across multiple platforms
Ability to preform well under pressure, experience managing breaking news and meeting strict deadlines
Ability to identity problems and provide solutions
A strong commitment to journalistic standards and ethics
Extraordinary people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating
Strong understanding of how to drive digital traffic
Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives

Education Required

A college degree in Journalism or a related field is preferred

Benefits

Sinclair offers amazing Benefits!
Medical, Dental, Vision. 401K,
Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Flex Spending,
Company Paid Life Insurance,
Company Paid Short Term & Long Term
Disability
PTO (Vacation, Sick, & Personal)

How to Apply

To apply go to https://sbgi.net/careers/

Station:
WSBT

Location:
Mishawaka

Employment Type:
Full-time

Job Type:
News, On-Air, Production,


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