Executive Producer


Position Summary

WXMI FOX 17, the Tribune owned station located in Grand Rapids, Michigan is looking for an Executive Producer who will oversee our 10 and 11 pm newscasts along with other special projects as assigned. The successful candidate will excel at maximizing resources to own breaking news and weather coverage every day. The Executive Producer will ensure newscasts are fast paced with high value content and consistently executed off of key research points. Must understand news coverage on all platforms and drive coverage on the station’s website, mobile apps and social media platforms. A minimum of 3 years professional experience in local TV news is REQUIRED for this job. Must have proven experience producing newscasts, managing crews and covering breaking news and severe weather.
Primary Responsibilities

• 20% Oversee Producers and Writers
• 20% Ensures that research points are implemented daily
• 20% Works closely with reporters
• 10% Reviews structure and copy in newscasts
• 10% Ensures integrity of newscast in all phases of writing and production
• 20% Makes sure content is executed on all platforms, including website and social media sites

Qualifications Required:
• 5 years producing experience
• The ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Strong organizational skills
• Solid news judgement
• Teamwork and the ability to get along with others is an essential function of the job
• Supervision of employees

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemedia.com/careers

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