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EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - WOWT
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EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - WOWT

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Producers

Summary

The executive producer is responsible for the overall look and editorial content of all newscasts, which includes working with Media Control Center personnel responsible for putting those newscasts on the air.

Category Producers 
Location Greater Omaha Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WOWT:

WOWT is a modern facility equipped with state of the art technology, and with our leading broadcast news we provide award winning local news coverage, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. Omaha is one of the most progressive cities in the Midwest with a strong market supported by several national industries. The Omaha area boasts an array of top attractions that can’t be matched, from the World Famous Henry Doorly Zoo, to the NCAA Men’s College World Series. Omaha is popular for our downtown which is home to a revitalized riverfront and the Historic Old Market.

Job Summary/Description:

The executive producer is responsible for the overall look and editorial content of all newscasts, which includes working with Media Control Center personnel responsible for putting those newscasts on the air. And this person is also responsible for producing special projects and special assignments from time to time and also to fill in to “line” produce newscasts in the absence of regular “line” producer. This person also assists in evaluation of news employees each year and assists the news director in reviewing, interviewing and hiring news department personnel.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

-- Overseeing daily production of all newscasts.
-- Participation in strategic news planning sessions with news consultant and researcher.
-- Overseeing implementation of new formats and special projects developed in strategic planning sessions.
-- Producing special programming outside of regularly scheduled newscasts.
-- Working with individual reporters and backpack journalists producing stories for newscasts.
-- Serving as fill-in line producer for newscasts during vacation periods or illness.
-- Posting news stories to our webchannel.

Qualifications/Requirements:

-- Bachelors degree in Journalism, Communication or related field.
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Prior experience as a line producer
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Prior news management experience
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Strong writing and organization skills
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People skills and verbal as well as written communication skills
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A minimum of 5 years experience in television news.
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Strong news background with the ability to make news judgments in pressure situations.

◘  Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters and attach your resume

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Unknown
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