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WNEP-TV, TEGNA’s ABC affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa. has an immediate opening for an Executive Producer. The EP oversees all elements of news programs as well as help inspire and manage a talented, passionate staff. The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching strong storytelling for one of the most successful newsrooms 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.


• Copy edits news stories by reporters and writers

• Coach and provide regular feedback for producers and reporters

• Produces special news events, shows and coverage outside the daily newscasts

• Assists with hiring show producers and associate producers

• Assists News Director and Assistant News Director in managing day-to-day news operation

• Manage team of anchors, producers, reporters, meteorologists, photojournalists, digital content producers and editors

• Regularly critique newscasts with staff, both as a team and with individual producers

• Oversees multiple newscasts to ensure they meet strategic goals and fit the WNEP brand

• Assist in scheduling of assigned direct reports

• Participate in daily planning meetings

• Contribute story ideas for newscasts


3-5 yrs


• Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism preferred

• 3-5 years minimum producing experience

• Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines in a fast-paced environment

• Strong understanding of AP Style Writing and broadcast production techniques

• Must be well-versed in local, national, and international news stories

• Requires someone who can exercise discretion, best judgment, and has solid journalistic/ethical skills

• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays


Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Sedentary work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.