Executive Producer

September 21, 2021 by Comments Off on Executive Producer

Meredith Corp.

Job Title

Executive Producer

Job Description

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.


The Executive Producer at Arizona’s Family CBS 5 & 3 TV are owned and operated by the Meredith Local Media Group. EP leads a team to deliver news in the digital age; produces newscasts as well as online content.  This position oversees production of other news programming as assigned. The Executive Producer helps create, develop and implement strategies to improve product and ratings. In addition, the incumbent:

Makes decisions relating to coverage, content and implementation of show direction.
Focuses staff on direction and content of stories or live segments in newscast.
Works 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.
Collaborates with producers on rundowns, story selection, formats, graphics, content and pace and flow of newscast.
Initiates long term planning for news coverage and sweeps periods.
Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.


II. Essential Job Functions

Weight %

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results


Oversee production of newscasts.  Implements key strategies to improve product and ratings


Oversees production of online news content.


Critiques daily newscasts and coaches members of news team to maximize delivery on approved strategic initiatives.


Oversees special projects and coverage for sweeps, significant news events, etc.




III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.


Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.


Three to five years experience as a news producer in a top 20 market.

Experience as a newsroom manager preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Newsroom computer systems.

Must be able to supervise, coach and motivate staff.

% Travel Required (Approximate): 5%




It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing Meredith.Human.Resources@meredith.com.


Meredith requires employees entering its workplaces or performing work offsite to verify and provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. This is a condition of employment unless an applicant is eligible, under applicable law, for a medical or religious accommodation, or as otherwise required under applicable law.


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