Executive Producer

TITLE: Executive Producer
REPORTS TO: News Director, Assistant News Director
DEPARTMENT: News
GENERAL PURPOSE
To lead a team of producers in creating dynamic, engaging newscasts that represent the philosophy and standards established by the News Director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for overseeing the editorial tone, content and style of each newscast and for working closely with newscast producers and directors to create a strong visual presentation. Must be a strong writer and be able to edit all news copy. Works closely with anchors and reporters to develop the content of the newscast and to make sure all copy is accurate, fair, well-written and that all copy follows the style guidelines established by the news director. Must contribute daily content to KKTV.COM and other associated digital products. Executive Producer will be asked to assist producers of all newscasts as needed and must be able to fill in as the producer on any 11 News broadcasts.

KNOWLEDGE SKILL AND ABILITY:
Position requires a proven ability to produce newscasts with a high level of production values. Candidate should have strong writing background with the ability to write quickly and accurately. Position requires extreme attention to detail and solid news judgment. The Executive Producer is required to know all newsgathering and libel laws. The Executive Producer must be a strong leader with the ability to guide a large group of people under extreme deadline pressure.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Applicable college degree required. Two years producing experience preferred but experience required. Newsroom leadership experience preferred.

MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
Newsroom computer system and broadcast edit equipment; both standard and computer based edit stations.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
Position requires extensive work at a computer terminal.
Contact
Executive Producer Search
520 East Colorado Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Or email lhaltiwanger@kktv.com subject line Executive Producer Search

KKTV IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. All of KKTV employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of the application process which includes pre-employment drug test.

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