Digital Executive Producer

Posted On: September 7, 2021
Station/Company: KATU TV
Location: Portland Oregon
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

KATU/KUNP has an immediate opening for a Digital Executive Producer to oversee news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. The ideal candidate will oversee the strategy and execution of content in all digital platforms. You will work closely with digital and broadcast managers, producers, and reporters on daily selection and coverage. As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the Executive Producer will lead by example.
Some additional responsibilities of our Digital Executive Producer will include:
• Oversee daily content on website and social media portals to ensure we are serving our local communities by sharing relevant information to alert, protect and empower our audiences
• Supervise producers and reporters, as well as, review scripts and provide feedback to encourage powerful storytelling in digital efforts, shared in formats appropriate to the digital medium.
• Manage digital team and news room and handle breaking news situations to empower and grow our audiences
• Collaborate with News Directors and other station managers to create special segments for news and sales initiatives in the digital portals
• Planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming digital outlets
What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
• Proven track record of creating compelling and engaging stories across multiple platforms
• Strong knowledge of best practices by platform for digital audience engagement and growth
• Ability to preform well under pressure, experience managing breaking news and meeting strict deadlines
• Ability to identity problems and provide solutions
• A strong commitment to journalistic standards and ethics
• Extraordinary people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating
• Strong understanding of how to drive digital traffic
• Minimum of 4 years producing in a television news/digital environment or equivalent
• A college degree in Journalism or a related field is preferred
• Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives
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Expiration: November 01, 2021