Digital Executive Producer – 012551

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




ABC10, TEGNA's ABC affiliate in Sacramento, is searching for an experienced and motivated Digital Executive Producer to help lead the day-to-day production of editorial content across its digital, social media and broadcast platforms.

This is a great opportunity If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, love breaking news, have a keen eye for accuracy and detail, and are ready to lead a talented team of digital journalists.

This position will help guide editorial decision-making across all platforms, manage strategy and partner with journalists across the newsroom to produce the best possible product. As a newsroom leader, the Digital Executive Producer will have a voice in editorial and leadership meetings.



  • Works with the digital team and overall newsroom to coordinate daily digital news efforts and oversees digital efforts – including story selecting, reporting, writing, editing, distributing and live-streaming
  • Guide the editorial process for both the digital and broadcast teams through prioritizing tasks, making story assignments, copy editing and training staff
  • Collaborate across workgroups to shape daily content, craft original digital content and special projects focused on rich, interactive digital experiences
  • Manage and ensure the professional growth of digital producers
  • Help lead newsroom editorial meetings to make decisions based on social listening, digital data and live metrics
  • Aggressively cover breaking news for digital/social platforms through articles, videos, breaking news alerts, live streams, social media posts. Ensure all newsroom resources are deployed quickly to breaking news events
  • Guide team members on where and how to find story ideas and information, including how to use metrics and social listening to be audience-focused with coverage
  • Train digital team and extended news department on best digital practices – including SEO and headline writing – to create engaging content that is specific to platforms




  • Minimum 5 years producing digital and social content in a newsroom
  • 3 years of experience in a leadership position
  • Skilled copy editor
  • Understanding of copyright law, music rights and basic journalism legal principals
  • Well-versed in online metrics such as Google Analytics, CrowdTangle, Facebook Insights, YouTube Analytics, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Content Management Systems, Basic HTML and live-stream technology
  • Strong understanding of all social media platforms and how they contribute to overall success
  • Keen interest in emerging digital trends and evolving consumption habits
  • BS/BA in related field – journalism, communications, broadcast, digital media

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Sedentary work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%



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


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