Supervising Producer, Nightly News - LA

Posted: 1/20/2018

Location: Los Angeles, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


As a supervising producer for Nightly News you will be a key member of the senior team working with anchors, correspondents, producers and staff to generate and oversee the production of hard news and feature segments for the top-rated network news program.
  • Oversee west coast production teams including producers, associate producers, correspondents from story inception thru air
  • Edit and improve correspondent scripts and anchor pages
  • Coordinate ongoing news coverage for broadcast, lead the team’s planning/futures process
  • Coordinate with bureaus and the Network Desk regarding staffing, planned stories, crew schedules, and coverage
  • Work with our Standards & Legal Team to ensure the editorial integrity of all segments and pieces produced
  • Supervise direct reports
  • Generate and evaluate story ideas
  • Serve as leader/mentor in the Nightly newsroom
  • Oversee west coast updates of broadcast


  • • Must have at least 7 years’ experience working in news production at the network level
    • Must have strong journalism, writing and research skills with demonstrated strong editorial judgment
    • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours including holidays, evenings/late hours, and weekends with short notice
    • Must be willing to work in Los Angeles
    • Must have control room experience
    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

    • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events
    • Excellent broadcast writer / script editor
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong storytelling ability
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
    • Previous experience managing direct reports preferred
    • Strong leadership and management skills

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