Executive Producer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Portland,OR

Gray Television

DESCRIPTION

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. 

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KPTV:

KPTV is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon. Owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television, it is part of a duopoly with Vancouver, Washington-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate KPDX.

Job Summary/Description:

The Executive News Producer will lead a team of producers to deliver promotable, compelling, and well-written newscasts, as well as online content. The EP will also regularly be prepared to produce a primary newscast and write topical tease copy. He or she will work closely with the News Director and Assistant News Director to develop and implement strategies to improve product and raise ratings while managing resources and containing overtime.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

–Exercise strong news judgment and review newscast rundowns with an eye toward promotable content
–Engage in creative content development following up on viewer submissions of story ideas via social media and email, as well as official sources
–Motivate staff and encourage "buy in" for station news brand, news strategies, and action plans
–Work with reporters, photographers, and multimedia journalists to determine the direction of stories and manage expectations
–Work closely with assignment desk on coverage, story selection, live coverage, and assignment of reporters and crews
–Collaborate with producers on rundowns, story selection, formats, graphic elements, content, and pace and flow of newscasts
–Supervise long-term planning for sweeps and special events
–Other duties as assigned


JOB EXPERIENCE

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Bachelors Degree in Journalism or Communications preferred
– 2 years experience as an Executive Producer or Senior Producer in local television news or 3-5 years experience as a Producer in local television news
– Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment requiring strict deadlines and a focus on team orientation.
– Skilled communicator, capable of speaking to a diverse audience and conveying messages effectively. Strong written communications. Creative, with the ability to provide original concepts, ideas & solutions. Strong listening skills for interviews.

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your cover letter, resume, and references

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

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REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Bachelors Degree in Journalism or Communications preferred
– 2 years experience as an Executive Producer or Senior Producer in local television news or 3-5 years experience as a Producer in local television news
– Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment requiring strict deadlines and a focus on team orientation.
– Skilled communicator, capable of speaking to a diverse audience and conveying messages effectively. Strong written communications. Creative, with the ability to provide original concepts, ideas & solutions. Strong listening skills for interviews.

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your cover letter, resume, and references

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

#LI-CW1  #GrayMMJ


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