WTTG, FOX 5 TV in Washington DC, is looking for an executive producer to lead our nightside team.
The Washington, D.C., metro area has the perks of a large urban area. It’s serviced by an extensive public transit system and is home to plenty of restaurants, entertainment venues, a variety of museums, public parks and other cultural sites.
Meanwhile, each neighborhood in the District and its surrounding towns has its own atmosphere. Residents gather for block parties, mingle at dog parks and converse at coffee shops, creating an ambiance similar to that of a much smaller community.
Our executive producers are advocates for our viewers and the station who ensure engaging, high quality content is reaching our audience.
They uphold our brand by consistently delivering informative, captivating and flawless newscasts.
This position will oversee and manage news personnel to include assignment editors, writers, producers, editors, anchors, reporters, and digital staff.
We are looking for leaders who thrive off collaboration of the minds and leading a top-level news team.
We are looking for leaders who own the editorial process and constantly strategize on ways to improve ratings.
Must be able to produce timely and compelling newscasts that are editorially and visually dynamic to include content in the field and news specials.
Other duties as deemed appropriate and assigned by the news director and assistant news director.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to develop and assemble content on multiple platforms.
Must have strong knowledge of social media and be able to incorporate and showcase content from multiple platforms into newscasts.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications.
Exceptional news and editorial judgment.
Flawless writing and copy editing skills.
High standard of quality and attention to detail.
Social media enthusiast.
Friendly, respectful and collaborative.
Must be exceptionally creative and able to find new ways to present information.
We are looking for a competitor who can challenge, coach and mentor the staff to perform at their highest levels every night.
Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a team.
Supervise the work of others.
Will work closely with news management to continually evolve our newscasts.
Must have newsroom experience producing and supervising a team.
Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required.
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