WXYZ Executive Producer

EW Scripps   •  

Detroit, MI

Industry: Arts & Entertainment


8 - 10 years

Posted 394 days ago

DivisionTelevisionLocationWXYZ-TV Detroit-30148Description

The Executive Producer has overall responsibility for newscasts, including oversight on story selection, content, and production, ensuring that the station is competitive within the market.

Key activities:

  • Responsible for managing newscast content and showcasing across multiple platforms

  • Collaborate with Editors, Producers and the assignment desk to select stories for coverage

  • Oversee and edit the writing of content, including but not limited to teases and web headlines

  • Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs

  • Provide regular feedback on newscast with staff, both as a team and individually

  • Supervise pre-production to ensure quality and ethical standards and coordination between Control Room and design staff

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or related field preferred
  • 8-10 years journalismexperience; 5 years previous new producing experiencepreferred

Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
  • Ability to create tactics and strategies to increase demo performance in key target areas for multiple platforms
  • Have working knowledge of federal, state and local laws impacting operations

About Scripps:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digitaljournalism and information businesses, including multi-platform satire and humor brand Cracked, podcast industry leader Midroll Media and over-the-top video news service Newsy. Scripps also produces television shows including "The List" and "The Now," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation's largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."