Morning Executive Producer
Fort Worth, TX
Role Purpose: The Morning Executive Producer is a leadership position overseeing the editorial, production and promotion components of the newscast and related cut-ins. This EP will oversee our morning shows which air from 4:30am through the midday newscast. The Executive Producer's role is to oversee production of news content on multiple platforms, provide guidance and direction to news employees and perform as a member of the news management team.
Essential Duties / Responsibilities
Responsibilities: • Conceive and execute daily programs incorporating top news stories and live reports (hard and feature) • Direct and deliver production elements on a deadline. Manage and supervise on-air talent, content producers and production team. • Review daily line-up of stories and segments; develop future segments, stories and interviews for all platforms. • Collaborate with creative services department on daily topical promotions • Cooperate and interact with NBC News and assure compliance with all relevant laws and company policy on broadcasts and news operations.
Skills / Qualifications
Minimum Requirements: • Minimum of five years’ experience as a television News Producer or Executive Producer • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience Additional Desired Qualifications: • Must possess strong journalistic skills, have ability to write and edit broadcast copy and promotions • Creative approach to storytelling and problem solving • Ability to make priority decisions under deadlines • Proven strong leadership and management skills required • Must be self-directed, highly organized and detail oriented • Must function well in a fast paced, multi-cultural environment • Ability to direct the news crew in a “producer-driven” environment. • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure. • Familiarity with local leaders a plus. • Up to date on and interested in current news events • Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations. • Personal initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision. • Team player who is flexible • High degree of integrity and professionalism.
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