Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

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Executive Producer

at Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Posted: 12/13/2018
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 11038
Keywords: journalism

Job Description

Tracking Code
11653
Job Description

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WPMI-TV has an immediate opening for an energetic and creative Executive Producer to oversee news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. The ideal candidate will produce daily newscasts and oversee production of newscasts and special programming. You will work closely with the other producers and reporters on daily selection and coverage. As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the Executive Producer will lead by example.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce shows/script reviews
  • Manage and train other producers
  • Special projects
  • Planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming newscasts
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A four-year degree in journalism or communications is preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of related experience is required
  • Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives
  • Great people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating
  • Must have experience managing anchors, reporters and producers
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills, along with strong problem-solving skills
  • At least 4 years of experience in broadcast journalism as a producer, or equivalent experience

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace!

Job Location
Mobile, Alabama, United States
Company Location
HR.WPMI/WJTC.Mobile-Pensacola.Mobile.AL
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular