• Full Time
  • Anywhere




WGRZ, the TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate in Buffalo, NY is seeking an Executive Producer to oversee our talented team of producers. The perfect candidate will possess prior TV leadership experience, a commitment to success, and a desire to mentor and offer regular feedback to the team. Our team strives for growth, and we seek a leader who shares this ambition. As the executive producer, you will work closely with producers to create captivating shows and explore new methods of presenting audience-focused content that aligns with the needs of our community. 



  • Collaborate and execute long-term newsroom strategy
  • Train, develop, and coach the newsroom team with a focus on mentoring content creators across all platforms
  • Oversee the daily editorial process
  • Oversee the on-air execution and provide coaching and showcasing techniques
  • Review, approve scripts, and provide writing/copy editing to rundowns to ensure accuracy and quality
  • Source and recruit top-notch journalists
  • Participate in coordinating all aspects of coverage, from breaking news to enterprise story production and specials
  • Ensure the news coverage meets our brand, policies, values, and FCC rules
  • Direct newsroom operations and manage schedules
  • Work with newsroom management to establish goals and further develop our local brand



  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field
  • Prior industry experience as a news producer and as a newsroom leader
  • Track record of quality journalism, high integrity, and ethical decision-making
  • Passion for growing journalists and fostering a creative, positive, and collaborative newsroom
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news, and changing events
  • Strong organization, planning skills and the ability to work under constant time-sensitive deadlines
  • Knowledge of AP ENPS, Edius, photojournalism, video editing, and content management systems a plus


Pay Range
$63,000$66,000 USD


TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% – 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 


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 proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email [email protected] 




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