Executive Producer

Executive Producer


WQAD News 8 in Moline is looking for a Rock Star Executive Producer to oversee our newscasts.. We want a strong leader who is aggressive, competitive and creative! We don’t want a stacker! We want someone who will react quickly to breaking news, will dig for interesting stories and will keep the shows updated and fresh.


Our Executive Producers are responsible for managing all aspects of newscast content and play a vital role in our strategic plan to grow ratings and improve our product on air and on our digital platforms. You’ve got to own social media! And have the skills to contribute content to our web site.


Candidate must have very strong digital skills with the ability to contribute to all of our platforms.

Must have solid news judgment, the ability to meet daily deadlines, work well under pressure, generate story and coverage ideas on a daily and long-term basis, manage a team of producers, and work with a large, diverse staff in a professional manner to ensure our content meets standards for editorial and technical integrity. Excellent communication skills are a must.

If you are interested in this position:

Send a resume to Alan Baker, News Director, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois  61265-6061 or e-mail at [email protected]


This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.



WQAD, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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