• Full Time
  • Anywhere

WTLV/WJXX-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

WTLV WJXX-TV, First Coast News, On Your Side, is seeking an experienced journalist to work as Executive Producer in Jacksonville, FL. The ideal candidate will have solid news judgement, an eye for doing things differently and should be confident in executing quick decisions with urgency. 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and oversees daily newsgathering efforts
  • Oversees content in newscasts.
  • Assigns daily stories and projects to reporters, anchors, photographers, and digital team and monitors the progress of story development.
  • Works with Producers to craft unique, relevant content based on the news of the day for newscasts and digital
  • Focuses on accuracy and strong writing in our scripts, copy editing and closely working with reporters and producers to create accurate, informative, and engaging content.
  • Works with management team to approve all on air scripts prior to news broadcasts.
  • Aggressively covers breaking news for?all platforms.
  • Champions story planning and works with entire team to produce?engaging storytelling through strong writing, visuals, use of sound, graphics, and other production techniques.
  • Boldly participates in the newsroom editorial meetings to make editorial decisions.
  • Works with editorial team on developing best practices and innovating our newscasts.
  • Collaborates with news team on potential story ideas and planning for both on-air and digital coverage.

JOB EXPERIENCE

7-10 years


REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or equivalent experience
  • Must know how to craft newscasts, showcase content and produce in a newsroom environment
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of all aspects of newscast production, AP style broadcast writing, and journalistic standards.
  • Excellent copyediting skills
  • A desire and demonstrated ability to lead other journalists
  • Strong organizational, motivational, and communication skills
  • Ability to work and be on call nights and weekends
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and champion change

Benefits: 

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. 

*Union employees should refer to their collective bargaining agreement for details specific to their benefits.

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 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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