Executive Producer - WQAD

Our news department is looking for a seasoned broadcast journalist to join our news team. You will execute our station strategy across all of our newscasts and oversee our team of producers.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversee and conceptualize newscasts and deliver the news in a dynamic presentation that follows our station strategy.
• Develop and train producers
• Pitch in on the demanding and ordinary work that goes on in a newsroom where everyone is asked to give their best effort.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
Must know what it takes to build competitive, winning, and watchable, habit-forming newscasts. Producing experience is required. You must demonstrate a keen sense of news judgment and it’s a given that you can write and produce. You must juggle the fast-pace changes that occur in real-time no matter where you are at. You must have the ability to manage people in the news and production departments.


RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL CONTACTS              EXTERNAL CONTACTS
News Staff Ownership              Group Counterparts
Operations Staff                      General Public
Sales Staff
Engineering Staff
Creative Services Staff

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume to Alan Baker, News Director, WQAD News 8, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at alan.baker@wqad.com

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit www.tribunemedia.com.


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  • Juana Vega
    published this page in Job Board 2018-10-02 18:10:36 -0400