• Full Time
  • Anywhere

WNEP-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

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.

Responsibilities:

• 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


JOB EXPERIENCE

3 – 5 years


REQUIREMENTS

Requirements

• 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.

 

About TEGNA

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 http://www.TEGNA.com.

 

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

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