Executive Producer - WNBC

Posted: 1/31/2019

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


The Executive Producer must be a dynamic leader who can motivate a skilled team of reporters, producers and photographers. The EP manages the day-to-day news that demands a breaking news approach, as well as work the “big-get exclusives” and long-term projects.

The EP works with the Assistant News Director & News Director and leads the editorial content, branding and production of a news daypart. The position also works closely with the Digital lead to make sure stories are seen across multiple platforms.

Responsibilities
  • The Executive Producer leads reporters, producers and photojournalists.
  • Collaborates with other newsroom managers, and all divisions of NBC News for special events planning as well as day-to-day coverage.
  • Works with all facets of the organization, including production, IT and engineering and the newsroom as a whole to ensure the most accurate and compelling local coverage.
  • Responsible for scheduling the team’s production on a day-to-day and monthly basis.
  • Must work closely with WNBC Standards & Legal on investigative approaches and story approval process.
  • Responsible for tracking coverage-related costs and ensuring fiscal responsibility in the news division.
  • Works closely with Creative Services to craft promotions that attract a wide audience.
  • Must embrace a fast-paced, highly-graphic, visual storytelling process.
  • Must have experience with computer-assisted reporting.


  • Qualifications/ Requirements
  • Demonstrated experience leading writers, producers and show creation.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated Leadership and Management of
  • Strong editorial judgment as well as the ability to respond and make decisions in a breaking news situation for coverage across multiple platforms.
  • Experience in script approval, with strong editorial judgment.
  • Proven team player.
  • Ability to multitask and work with changing priorities.
  • Impeccable communications abilities with both internal and external constituents.

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be willing to work in New York City area.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must accept Solutions as NBCUniversal s Alternative Dispute Resolution program.



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