12 hours

Producer, Executive

Tribune Company
Denver, CO
  • Job Code
    2019-49542
Producer, Executive in Denver, Colorado | Careers at CO-Denver;100 E. Speer Blvd (KDVR/KWGN)
  • Producer, Executive

    Location US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/10/2019 2:49 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-49542
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    Are you a show doctor who oversees a morning newscast filled with urgent, impactful news?

     

    Do you LOVE to win the day, every day, on all platforms?

     

    Are you looking for a rare opportunity to take your creativity to the next level in a city as exciting and beautiful as Denver, Colorado?

     

    KDVR/KWGN, the Fox and CW affiliate in Denver, Colorado, is looking for a creative and aggressive Executive Content Producer to lead us on the morning shift -- delivering news on multiple platforms including five and a half hours of morning news.

     

    The Executive Producer must be a proven newsroom leader who embodies an audience-first approach to delivering news. This individual will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas to our newsroom.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Overall responsibility for 5.5 hours of morning newscasts, including oversight on story selection, content, and production. Assist other managers in coordinating coverage for other weekday newscasts.
    • Work with a strong team to create innovative news content across all platforms in an audience-first environment; be able to think differently and critically
    • Lead a team that produces an urgent newscast in a fast-paced work environment
    • Coach and train a strong team of producers; create a positive work culture
    • Collaborate with Editors, Producers and the Assignment Desk to select stories for coverage
    • Strong news judgement and working knowledge of current events and community issues impacting viewers here in Colorado and around the world
    • Step in to write and produce as needed
    • Provide regular feedback on newscast with staff, both as a team and individually
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Rotate as weekend on-call manager
    • Coordinate schedules with News Director and other news department managers

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree pred; equivalent experience required
    • 5 years of news producing experience
    • 2+ years of supervisory experience required
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Working knowledge of how to engage viewers on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    Due to the volume of applications received we will not be able to verify receipt of your resume or applications. A KDVR/KWGN representative will contact you for a phone or in-person interview, should your application be selected.

     

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