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Producer, Executive

Tribune Company
Memphis, TN
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Producer, Executive
  • Producer, Executive

    Location US-TN-Memphis
    Posted Date 7 months ago(5/1/2018 10:37 PM)
    Job ID
    News Operations
  • Overview

    WREG has an immediate opening for Executive Producer – a straightforward person who can lead by example, coach excellence, inspire imagination and reward creativity. If you are good enough to win this job, you will lead a team of professionals in one of the sauciest cities in America. We’re already the number one station in the market, but we’re looking for a leader who can make us even better. Having the ability to laugh is a good thing, too.


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    • Supervises the presentation of compelling content across multiple platforms.
    • Coordinates coverage that is accurate, balanced, relevant, meaningful and imaginative.
    • Supervises and coaches all producers, reporters, photographers, editors, assignment editors and production personnel for your assigned shift.
    • Responsible for the accuracy of all products on all platforms during assigned shift.
    • Oversees the look of our newscasts, and puts the sizzle into breaking news
    • Executes our strategic priorities across all platforms; including but not limited to weather and breaking news.
    • Demonstrates strong news judgment, ethics and an understanding of legal guidelines.
    • Creates and implements strategies to increase demos and engagement across all platforms.
    • Coaches team members how to weave WREG’s brand throughout the product every day.
    • Manages schedules and overtime.
    • Embraces personal accountability in your role as a leader. Shows an attention to detail, and exhibits a willingness to chip in and help.
    • Exhibits a positive attitude, adaptability to change, and a willingness to master technological advancements that haven’t been invented yet.
    • Provides regular feedback, both formal and informal, including annual evaluations for direct reports.
    • Communicates and collaborates with the rest of the management team, facilitating effective hand-offs from one shift to the next, collaborating with strategic planning and long-range goal setting.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant News Director or News Director




    Minimum Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

    Experience in supervising professional news staff and in gathering and reporting news. Must be able to drive a vehicle. Ability to operate PC, word processor and editing equipment. Knowledge of what is required to produce five or more fast-paced newscasts daily. Command of the language. Must possess a valid State Driver's License (or be able to get one).


    Education Requirements:

    A bachelor’s degree is pred and/or five years’ work experience. Prior management experience is pred.


    Physical Requirements:

    Dexterity to operate PC, telephone, editing equipment, etc. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, as required, of materials consisting of tapes, ence material, etc. Ability to communicate in office settings using telephone, radio, intercom, direct in person contact and other such means. Vision to view and produce newscasts.


    Statement about Other Duties:

    The foregoing is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible,   nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it.


    WREG is owned by Tribune Media which is the country’s largest combined independent broadcast station group and entertainment production studio, with 42 owned or operated broadcast stations, WGN America, Antenna TV, ThisTV, global web properties and meta-data businesses.


    Interested parties should submit resume and ences to Bruce Moore, News Director, WREG-TV, 803 Channel 3 Drive, Memphis, TN 38103 or to bruce.moore@wreg.com. No calls.


    Equal Opportunity Employer


    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.


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    Posted: 2018-12-06 Expires: 2019-01-05

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