Executive Producer

Hearst Television, Sacramento, CA, United States

The story is yours!

Salary min: $80,000

Salary max: $100,000

Duration: Full-Time

KCRA 3, the Hearst Television station that is #1 in Sacramento, has an immediate opening for a dynamic Nightside Executive Producer who knows how to execute fast-paced, eye-catching newscasts. We are looking for a “show doctor” with a proven track record of strong leadership, creativity and journalistic excellence. KCRA 3 is proud to be “Where the News Comes First” and the ideal candidate will help us deliver big, bold coverage of important stories and breaking news in Northern California.


Job Description

  • Manage a large, highly skilled team of anchors, multi-platform producers, assignment editors reporters and photographers.
  • Lead editorial discussions, planning and execution of the 7PM, 10PM and 11PM newscasts.
  • Lead decisively during breaking news with urgency across all platforms.
  • Work alongside the news director to plan and execute winning strategies.
  • Work collaboratively and strategically with our news management team.
  • Demonstrate a people-first approach to leadership.


Job Responsibilities

  • Create a spirit of enterprise reporting across all platforms.
  • Coach excellent storytelling.
  • Work closely with producers on clear writing, dynamic graphics and engaging showcasing.
  • Encourage teambuilding with show reviews and critiques.
  • Collaborate on multiplatform treatment of content.
  • Pitch and lead projects focused on content innovation.



  • Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
  • Military DINFOS experience is a plus.
  • Bilingual experience is a plus.


The estimated base salary range for this role is between $80,000 and $100,000. The actual base pay offered is dependent upon many factors, such as transferable skills, work experience, business needs, market demands and conditions, including geographic location where the work will be performed, and other factors permitted by law. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

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.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.