Executive Producer

  • WOWT
  • Apr 30, 2024
Full time Media TV

Job Description

WOWT is seeking an Executive Producer to take the reins of our evening broadcasts. The ideal candidate will ensure our newscasts stay on brand, observe the highest journalistic standards, and help make our content memorable. The EP is responsible for the overall look and editorial content of all newscasts. This person may also be responsible for producing special projects and special assignments from time to time. They will assist with online newscasts and may also be required to fill in to “line” produce newscasts. 


The successful candidate will demonstrate strong skills in selecting news stories, local, national and international. Coordinate newscast content and presentation across multiple platforms. Supervise, guide and teach producers, on-air talent.

Supervise pre-production to ensure quality and ethical standards and coordination between Media Control Center and design staff. Review content for multiple platforms. Manage performance for assigned direct reports. Post content to station’s website. Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws. Create tactics and strategies to increase demo performance in key target areas for multiple platforms.


We prefer a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field. Must have a keen sense of logistics and the ability to work successfully in challenging situations, strong leadership skills and news judgement. 3 years' experience as a Producer in a larger market or 2 years’ experience as an Executive Producer in a small size market. Newsroom-deadline driven and fast paced. Strong writing and organizational skills with the ability to function under constant deadline pressures.


Good communication skills and strong people skills are necessary. Ability to perform tasks associated with office duties. Work schedules will vary due to production demands or possible permanent schedule changes, Work assignments will at times include evening, weekends and holidays. Regular and reasonable work attendance is required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated.

Job Description is subject to change, and does include the right of management to add duties "as assigned.