Executive Producer

February 3, 2022 by Comments Off on Executive Producer

  • Full Time
  • Phoenix

Website Gray Local Media

Executive Producer

Job Details
About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

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.

Job Summary

The Executive Producer will lead a team of producers to deliver promotable, compelling, and well- written newscasts as well as online content. The EP will also regularly produce a primary newscast and write topical tease copy. He, she will work closely with the News Director and Assistant ND to develop and implement strategies to improve product and raise ratings while managing resources and containing overtime. In addition, the successful candidate will: · Exercise strong news judgment and review newscast rundowns with an eye toward promotable content, · Engage in creative content development following up on viewer submission of story ideas via Facebook, Twitter and other online sources, as well as official sources · Motivate staff and encourage “buy in” for station’s news brand, news strategies and action plans, · Work with multi-media reporters/photographers to determine direction of stories and expectations. · Works closely with assignment desk on coverage, story selection, live coverage, assignment of reporters and crews. · Collaborate with producers on rundowns, story selection, formats, graphic elements, content and pace and flow of newscasts. · Supervise long term planning for sweeps and special events. · Other duties as assigned

Essential Job Functions:
45% – Oversee the creation, planning, production and daily delivery of live/pre-recorded and studio/field news for all day parts. Implements key strategies to improve product and ratings 30% – Write and produce a daily primary newscast
15% – Contribute to station’s online and digital efforts
10% – Supervise special projects and coverage for sweeps and special events

Education:  Bachelors in Journalism

Experience: 2 years experience as Executive Producer or Senior Producer in television news

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your cover letter, resume, and references.

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, and 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.
As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.