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Executive Producer at WGRZ

Executive Producer

WGRZ Buffalo, NY (Onsite) Full-Time
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WGRZ, the number one news station in Buffalo New York is seeking a motivated, self-starter Executive Producer who can lead a team with respect and empathy
The ideal candidate is a proven newsroom leader with experience in coaching news teams
Experience in studio storytelling and multi-platform integration preferred
We are looking for someone who avoids the predictable clichés in favor of impactful stories that connect with our community
If you’re a respected voice in your newsroom, and always willing to step up to help anyone out, this is the opportunity for you.


  • Work with producers to create compelling content for all platforms.
  • Copy-edit reporter packages, newscast scripts, and digital copy.
  • Generate unique, compelling, and innovative story/show ideas and content.
  • Mentor producers and producers-in-residence to excel and grow
  • Motivate a team of skilled journalists
  • Contribute to multiple platforms daily, including writing for the website and posting on social media.
  • Collaborate with a team to produce the most creative, compelling stories.
  • Work collaboratively with other managers and perform tasks as required by the News Director

Job Requirements:

  • At least 3-5 years of newsroom leadership experience preferred as a newsroom manager
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, including holidays, mornings, evenings, and weekends on occasion as news warrants
  • Experience successfully leading teams
  • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of AP ENPS, and Edius,
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time-sensitive deadlines
  • Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism, communications, or related field a plus
  • 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.

Compensation Range: 55k-75k


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 64 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


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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Buffalo, NY (Onsite)

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Media - Journalism - Newspaper, Other

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