Executive Producer

Location
Atlanta
Posted
Apr 29, 2013
Closes
May 29, 2013
Contact
Melissa Ngo
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities:
This position is for an Executive Producer to oversee Morning Programming.
- Set the editorial and creative vision of all six hours of the network's live morning shows.
- Work with network leadership to devise and create strategies that drive viewership and increase ratings.
- Motivate and lead a team of journalists, meteorologists, and newsroom staff to relentlessly execute morning programming strategies.
- Utilize research, analytics and ratings metrics to measure and track effectiveness of programming.
- Help develop fresh, new content segments and franchises.
- Lead team to dominate severe weather/breaking weather coverage.
- Manage and cultivate high-profile on-air talent.
- Oversee all morning editorial production and studio crews.
- Work well with supporting departments such as Creative Services, Graphics, Marketing, Research, Engineering, Ad-sales, Digital.
- Coach and mentor show staff including Sr Producers, Producers and Associate Producers.
- Quarterback control room teams during live morning programming.
- Responsible for managing show budgets.
- Responsible for hiring and/or firing morning editorial staff.
- Oversee editorial/studio staff based in New York City.

Qualifications/Requirements Basic Qualifications:
- Must have at least 8 years of experience in live television (i.e. Morning shows, Network TV, Cable, etc)
- Must have at least 5 years of management experience.
- Must have a Bachelor's degree in journalism.
- Must love weather content/coverage.
- Must have good copy editing and writing skills.
- Must have good time management skills.
- Must have good leadership/people skills.
- Must be able to multi-task.
- Some travel to NYC required.

Desired:
- Network Experience with creating shows, content.
- Ability to recognize stories with high potential for compelling television.
- Knowledge of weather and other related content, coverage.
- Line producing experience preferred.

Eligibility Requirements:
- Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through weather.com/careers to be considered
- Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news


Apply online at www.weather.com/careers and send resumes to careers@weather.com.

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