Executive Producer




Position Summary: WROC-TV is seeking an experienced, creative, and passionate Evening Executive Producer. The ideal candidate is ready to not only oversee our producer team, but also teach and guide them on how to craft a newscast, not just stack it. You will be in charge of a two and a half hour news block from 4p to 6:30p and our 11p newscast. You will work with the News Director and Assistant News Director to make sure each newscast is memorable.

You must be a critical thinker with excellent news judgment and decision-making skills.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage newsroom, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
  • Collaborate with anchors, reporters, producers, writers, assignment editors, photographers, and other team members to ensure newscasts are highly produced, teases are strong, and content matches the station brand Reviews scripts, ensuring accuracy, fairness and ethical journalism.
  • Produces daily newscasts as needed.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, understand how to recruit new producers, and enjoy the coaching/mentoring aspects of this position.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Fluency in English with excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in news operations and/or producing preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task, deal with extreme deadline pressure, and react/coordinate coverage under live breaking news situations is crucial.
  • Flexibility to work different hours and shifts.


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