EXECUTIVE PRODUCER (NIGHTS & W/ENDS)
WAVE in Louisville, Kentucky has a rare opening for an Executive Producer to help lead our team of award-winning Journalists. The Executive Producer will work with everyone to ensure the team is executing coverage consistent with our strategy and brand.
JOB DESCRIPTIONAbout Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.
WAVE is the NBC affiliate for Louisville, Kentucky. We are Kentucky's first television station, and we lead the way in connecting the people of WAVE Country. We offer nearly 60 hours of local television news per week, 40 hours of live programming in the field throughout the week of the Kentucky Derby, and innovative coverage on social, digital and OTT channels throughout the day.
WAVE in Louisville, Kentucky has a rare opening for an Executive Producer to help lead our team of award-winning Journalists. The Executive Producer will work with everyone to ensure the team is executing coverage consistent with our strategy and brand on all platforms.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Execute daily strategic plans with staff
- Excellent writer/storyteller with showcasing skills
- Script and story placement review and direction
- Team building, coaching, mentoring and direction for all team members
- Strong communication skills
- Execute breaking news and weather coverage plans
- Strong organizational skills
- At least 3 years of newscast producing experience is required
- Previous experience as an Executive Producer or Senior Producer
- College degree in Journalism or equivalent is required
- Strong computer skills, familiarity with ENPS, Edius and Microsoft Teams
Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.
Required -3 years: newscast producing experience is required
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