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Local News Executive Producer

Hearst Television, Winston-Salem, NC, United States

The story is yours!

Salary min: $68,000.00

Salary max: $69,000.00

Duration: Full Time

WXII/WCWG TV is looking for a Local News Executive Producer (EP) who can be a strong leader in the newsroom and oversee newscasts. You will manage, coach, and motivate a team of producers, reporters, anchors, editors, and photojournalists who strive for excellence. You must be an effective communicator and make decisions under deadline pressure that contribute to the success of the product. As Executive Producer, you must have a solid producing background, strong news judgement, and ethical integrity. The Executive Producer will work closely with other news managers, help recruit new producers, and help the employees they supervise be successful. You will report to the News Director.


  • Oversight of the preparation of a rundown and scripts for the newscasts
  • Oversight of the use of graphics and presentation
  • Coaching producers, reporters, editors, and photojournalists
  • Reacting to breaking news on all platforms
  • Producing newscasts when needed
  • Posting content to all digital platforms
  • Must perform administrative duties including scheduling, performance reviews, training and providing critical feedback
  • Communicating effectively with news staff, promotions, and production/engineering
  • In-person attendance is required


  • Three years producing experience    
  • Possess outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements
  • Related military experience and/or training will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

  • Medical | Dental | Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Emotional Wellness Support
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • LGBTQ+ Health Services
  • Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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