WCBS-TV/WLNY-TV is currently seeking an Executive Producer

Req ID#: 24992

Job Title: Executive Producer

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Oversee the editorial content, production and planning for various newscasts from story selection to on-air.  Dynamic leadership, great editorial judgment and creativity necessary to manage a team of producers and writers in sophisticated breaking news environment.  Must know how to present complex stories and use digital media platforms to drive viewership to our broadcasts that serve a diverse audience.  Ensure accuracy, quality and viewer appeal of newscasts.  Maintain high standards in accordance with station and FCC regulations and requirements.

Work with production staff to ensure high quality, creative and error-free on-air look.  Evaluate staff members, recruiting and hiring talented editorial staff.  Interact with and manage anchors and reporters.  Generate great story ideas and assist in production of “enterprising” reporting.  Oversee high quality teases and promotion for newscasts.

Required Skills:

Minimum 5-7 years experience as a producer or news manager, with at least 2 of those years in a large market.  Must understand how to use social media as a promotional tool to extend viewership.  Familiarity with New York market a big plus.  Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

Please have interested candidates visit our web site at https://cbs.avature.net/cbscorpcareers/JobDetail?id=5255 to apply.

Consistent with our equal opportunity program, we request that you advise us of any candidate, including disabled persons, minorities or women, you believe may be qualified for this position and advise interested parties to apply as indicated.

WCBS-TV / WLNY-TV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.