Executive Producer - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Executive Producer

 Executive Producer

WBOC-TV 16 has an immediate opening for an Executive Producer.

WBOC/FOX 21 is one of America's most dominant television stations. We're locally-owned and committed to serving our family, friends and neighbors here on the Delmarva Peninsula with high definition local news, three bureaus, helicopter, satellite truck and all the tools. We're surrounded by the Chesapeake and Delaware bays and Atlantic Ocean.

JOB SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for the coordination and execution of the newscast in accordance with the vision and philosophy of Draper Holdings and in compliance with FCC ethics.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage various aspects of daily newscast including planning concepts and stories and coordinating and supervising execution.
  • Work with news team to make decisions on content and fill rundowns.
  • Coordinate producers, reporters, anchors and assignment desk for efficient and accurate newscast execution.
  • Compose and edit scripts.
  • Provide instructions to staff for schedule of desired production.
  • Review production to ensure objectives are met.
  • Produce and oversee newscast cut-ins, breaking news and news special reports.
  • Run newsroom scripting program.
  • Manage the schedules of the news producers effectively.
  • Plan, design and execute specialty programs.
  • Respond to viewers compliance and concerns in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Manage special alert data base and closings, including public liaison for WBOC and FOX 21.
  • Execute and manage newscast graphics and maps.
  • Assist in the preparation of the department budget annually and manage accordingly throughout the year.
  • Manage direct reports to ensure department needs and objectives are achieved in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform duties of subordinates and co-workers during absences and as needed.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in mass media, journalism, communications, or related field required. Master's degree preferred. Five to eight years experience in similar or related field. Specific experience with script programming such as INEWS, ENPS. Curious Map programming and Ignite exposure also preferred. Working knowledge of Nielsen rating systems, qualitative and quantitative audience software and traffic systems.

Send cover letter, resume and list of references to:

Human Resources
WBOC-TV
1729 N. Salisbury Blvd.
Salisbury, MD 21801
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

We are an "Equal Opportunity Employer"

 

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