• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Portland,OR

Sinclair Broadcast Group

DESCRIPTION

The Special Projects Executive Producer will oversee a team that producers news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy for news franchises, sponsored content, political content, and other categories as assigned by the News Director.


JOB EXPERIENCE


REQUIREMENTS

KATU/KUNP has an immediate opening for a Special Projects Executive Producer to oversee news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. The ideal candidate will help produce supervise team members with brand-reinforcing content.  The EP oversee production all special programming. You will work closely with producers and reporters on daily selection and coverage.  The EP will coordinate the Special Projects calendar and track coverage and promotion of coverage including Town Halls, Debates, and will be involved in news specials.  As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the Executive Producer will lead by example.

Some additional responsibilities of our Executive Producer will include:

  • Oversee special projects branded efforts across the newsroom to ensure we are serving our local communities by sharing relevant information to alert, protect and empower our audiences
  • Supervise producers, reporters, photographers and editors as well as, review scripts and provide feedback to encourage powerful storytelling
  • Must be able to manage news room and handle breaking news situations to empower and grow our audiences
  • Collaborate with News Directors and other station managers to create special segments
  • Planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming newscast content, and special content, including digital efforts. 

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

  • Proven track record of creating compelling and engaging stories across multiple platforms
  • Ability to preform well under pressure, experience managing breaking news and meeting strict deadlines
  • Ability to identity problems and provide solutions
  • A strong commitment to journalistic standards and ethics
  • Extraordinary people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating
  • Strong understanding of how to drive digital traffic
  • Minimum of 5 years experience producing in a television news environment or equivalent
  • A college degree in Journalism or a related field is preferred
  • Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!


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Sinclair Broadcast Group

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