Executive Producer

Job Description

WSBT has an immediate opening for a Morning Executive Producer to oversee news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. The ideal candidate will lead and assist in producing daily newscasts and oversee production of newscasts and special programming. You will work closely with producers and reporters on daily selection and coverage. As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the Morning 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 Director and other station managers to create special segments
Planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming newscasts

Required Skills

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

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
A college degree in Journalism or a related field is preferred
Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Education Required

Bachelor’s degree in a related field 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

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