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Nightside Executive Producer

WKMG-TV posts full-time job

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WKMG-TV News 6 in Orlando is looking for our next great leader and innovator. We are searching for an Executive Producer who can lead the most watched 11 p.m. newscast in Central Florida while seamlessly intertwining television with our digital and social platforms.

Candidates must have an eye for interesting and trending stories, a desire to create memorable moments and an understanding of how to celebrate the people and places that make Central Florida special, all the while being able to quickly react to breaking news and win the big stories of the night.

WKMG wins Edward R. Murrow, Emmy and AP awards. We have twice been named winner of the National Association of Broadcasters Service to America award. Orlando news thrives on breaking news and often our breaking local story ends up as a national news headline.

Join a legacy company that embraces the challenges of innovating coverage and makes a positive impact in the Orlando community. Must enjoy working in a collaborative atmosphere.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work closely with producers to craft dynamic, compelling, multi-platform newscast.

Oversee newscast rundown development and execution.

Work with assignment desk, reporters, photographers, editors, anchors and managers to gather and present news.

Push team to execute news reporting on all platforms with a critical and resourceful eye toward digital.

Maintain high quality and standards of WKMG and Graham Media Group.

Provide regular feedback and critiques for newscast producers and reporters.

Assist in hiring producers.

Ability to work flexible hours and days.

Ability to fill-in as producer in emergencies.

Manage team contributions to website and social media.

Reports to News Director.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Minimum of 6 years newscast producing experience.

Newsroom management experience preferred.

College degree preferred in Journalism and/or Communications

LOCATION OF POSITION:

WKMG –TV

4466 N. JOHN YOUNG PARKWAY

ORLANDO, FL 32804

TO APPLY PLEASE CONTACT:

Send resume and reel or email to News Director Allison McGinley at amcginley@wkmg.com (No Phone Calls Please)

Any offer of employment is conditional on successful completion of pre-employment physical exam, including drug screen, background checks, required reference checks and educational degree verification.

WKMG-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In addition to complying with federal law, WKMG-TV will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.