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Executive Producer (Manager-in-Residence) job in Macon at WMAZ (13WMAZ)

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Executive Producer (Manager-in-Residence) at WMAZ (13WMAZ)

Executive Producer (Manager-in-Residence)

WMAZ (13WMAZ) Macon, GA Full Time
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WMAZ, the number one television station in Macon, Georgia is seeking a first-time Executive Producer to learn how to be a creative, ambitious newsroom leader to transform our content daily in our new, unique, two-year program called Manager-In-Residence. The Executive Producer will follow a robust, pilot training program in TEGNA designed to expose them to all facets of newsroom leadership while giving them daily opportunities at leading a team of producers, reporters, photographers, and digital staff to craft impactful content that is highly engaging and memorable.

This job is perfect for outstanding journalists with 2-3 years of newsroom experience who want to advance quickly into their first news management position with a dedicated, one-of-a-kind training program in one of the best stations in the country.


• Lead teams in the creation of unique, shareable content

• Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content

• Work with staff to identify and assign content appropriately for each platform

• Encourage innovation, risk-taking, and powerful storytelling in crafting great newscasts

• Inspire enterprise stories and coordinate special coverage with the news leadership team

• Oversee selected newscasts to ensure the brand promise and strategies are met

• Train producers

• Regularly critique newscasts with the staff, both as a team and with individual producers

• Identify daily opportunities to have our news get noticed and reach new audiences

• Challenge the norm

• Help create a multi-platform experience

• Work collaboratively with other managers and perform tasks as required by News Director and Digital Director

• Set plans and coverage expectations for newscasts, digital & social



• 2-3 years newsroom experience preferred

• Strong understanding of the tenets of professional journalism

• Knowledge of ENPS, Edius, photojournalism, editing, and content management systems a plus

• Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time-sensitive deadlines

• BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related a plus

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Sedentary work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.




TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.


TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.


EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

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Macon, GA

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