13 hours

Executive Producer

Tribune Company
New York, NY
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Executive Producer
  • Executive Producer

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/6/2018 6:26 PM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Oversees the station’s daily 4 and a half hour morning news block and helps implement the strategies to improve the morning news product and dramatically increase ratings.


    • The architect of a morning strategy, emphasizing a family of on-air news personalities, local coverage and content attractive to a morning audience
    • Participates in daily meetings where stories are discussed and assigned to reporters. When stories are assigned, makes sure reporters understand what is expected of them. (The focus of the story; where it might play in newscast; possible production techniques to enhance the story). 
    • Works closely with the assignment desk throughout the shift; assigning reporters and photographers, managing lunch and breaks and making final decision surrounding content, overtime and breaking news
    • Recruits, mentors and leads a team of anchors, reporters, producers, writers, digital producers and assignment editors
    • Oversees format implementation and producing tactics with focus on creating a journalistically sound and entertaining package of live moments, storytelling, pace, flow and graphic enhancement
    • Develops, monitors and maintains cohesiveness among team
    • Quickly addresses issues and is solution driven
    • Reads and edits scripts
    • Profound familiarity with social media and how to utilize on all platforms required
    • Familiarity with ENG (Electronic News Gathering) and SNG (Satellite News Gathering) operations required
    • Must know the New York market
    • Contributes enterprise ideas for news series
    • May have to produce broadcast from time to time
    • Excellent leader and motivator
    • Ability to perform, lead and adjust under pressure
    • Must be able to manage a large staff under extreme pressure
    • Individual must be willing to participate in projects sponsored by the station to enhance its image or help the community
    • Extended workdays may be required


    • College degree pred
    • Minimum of 5 years experience as television news manager


    Equal Employment Opportunity


    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.


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    Posted: 2019-01-21 Expires: 2019-02-20

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