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Executive Producer at WUSA

Executive Producer

WUSA Washington, DC Full-Time
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JOB DESCRIPTION

WUSA9 in Washington, DC is looking for a passionate, ambitious, aggressive, and creative newsroom leader to join our team.

We want an Executive Producer who will “Inform, Inspire and Impact,” our content, our colleagues, and our audiences on all platforms.

You’ll work with a group of people committed to doing work that is smart and insightful.

Together, we’ll study the research and innovate our formats and presentations to reach new viewers.

Our ideal candidate is a creative problem solver with strong journalistic judgment and a desire to elevate products and mentor people.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Deliver news on all platforms in an engaging and accurate manner

  • Oversee newsroom ideation and execution of content to ensure brand promise and strategies are met
  • Review rundowns and scripts with legal and ethical lenses.
  • Encourage innovation, risk-taking and powerful storytelling in crafting great newscasts
  • Coordinate special coverage with newsroom leadership
  • Work collaboratively with the assignment desk to ensure we are aggressively pursuing breaking news
  • Critique newscasts and provide feedback to team

REQUIREMENTS

  •    3+ years newsroom leadership experience preferred as an EP, assistant news director, or news director
  •  Experience successfully leading teams through content transformation
  •   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

 

 

About TEGNA

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 URL blocked - click to apply.

 

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.

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Photojournalism
Storytelling
Research
Editing
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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Washington, DC

Job Type

Executive, Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

03/5/2021

Job ID

10001/8009/44295
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