Executive Producer - Boston

Posted: 1/10/2019

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


The Executive Producer is responsible for overall on-air editorial content for the assigned daypart.

· The Executive Producer is responsible for overall editorial content
· The Executive Producer will manage Show Producers and Writers creating content for all platforms.
· The Executive Producer will assist in the recruitment and professional development of Show Producers and Writers.
· Responsible for the creative presentation of the day’s news, and the overall look of the newscasts
· Ability to “produce-up” big story coverage and own the day’s top story or stories
· Collaborate with other newsroom managers, and all divisions of NBC News for special events planning as well as day-to-day coverage.
· Will work with all facets of the organization, including production, IT and engineering and the newsroom as a whole to ensure the most accurate, relevant and compelling local coverage.
· Responsible for tracking coverage related costs and ensuring fiscal responsibility in the news division.
· Responsible for ensuring content is accurate and meets the standards established by NBC News

  • Minimum 5 years experience in newsroom management
  • Minimum 5 years experience in newsgathering and/or production
  • Minimum 5 years experience writing, producing and desktop editing
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong editorial judgment as well as the ability to respond and make decisions in a breaking news situation for coverage across multiple platforms.
  • Team Player with a want-to-win attitude
  • Experience in script approval, a working knowledge of laws as they relate to journalism and media--with strong editorial judgment
  • Ability to lead the newsroom--offering feedback, both positive and negative, to help grow the team
  • Innovative and creative thinker who will push to make necn’s local content the best in the market
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Newton, MA
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license (if applicable)
  • Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week (if applicable)
  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume

  • Familiarity with the Boston DMA and surrounding New England highly desired
  • Strength in producing live television, sustaining breaking news, and encouraging the team to abandon the rundown in favor of embracing live elements
  • Strength in promotions, promo/tease-writing, identifying promotable opportunities
  • Solid understanding of social media and leveraging it
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other station departments to advance station initiatives
  • Creative and flexible thinking – finding ways to present the news that may differ from the way newscasts are conventionally produced

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