Executive Producer (Nightside)

Washington, DC
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Security Clearance Required

Job Description

Executive Producer (Nightside)

An Executive Producer is responsible for the overall editorial content on all platforms produced by WRC.

Job Duties

· Conceive and execute daily programs incorporating top news stories responsible for on-air look and program format

· Develop future segments, special event coverage, sweeps planning

· Collaborate with Advertising & Promotion on topical and special promotion

· Work with Arthouse on graphic production and art direction

· Oversee the Platform Managers and Content Producers

· Collaborate with other newsroom managers, and NBC News for special events planning as well as day-to-day coverage

· Work with all facets of the organization, including production, IT and engineering to ensure the most accurate and compelling local coverage

· Track coverage related costs and ensuring fiscal responsibility in the news division

· Schedule all content producers to ensure proper coverage

· Collaborate with Digital Lead to develop content and promotion strategies on all platforms

· Hire quality talent when needed, as well as coaching and mentoring current employees

· Work closely with Internship programs to mentor future journalists

· Collaborate with Managing Editor to implement and coordinate a formal mentorship program for Production Assistants

· Overhaul and manage onboarding process for new Content Producers and Platform Managers. Help them quickly get acclimated with our style, brand and journalism standards and ethics.

· Work with Digital Director to manage NBC4 OTT efforts. Manage playlist like a newscast rundown to maximize opportunity for engagement.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or equivalent work experience

· Minimum 3 years’ experience in newsroom management

· Minimum 5 years’ experience in newsgathering and/or production

· Minimum 5 years’ experience writing, producing and desktop editing

· Must be willing to work in Washington D.C.

· Must be 18 years or greater

· Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

· Must be available to work evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays

Desired Qualifications

· Strong editorial judgment as well as the ability to respond and make decisions in a breaking news situation for coverage across multiple platforms

· Ability to lead the newsroom

· Experienced at providing ongoing feedback to develop individuals

· Innovative and creative thinker who will push to make WRC’s local content the best in the market

· Spanish language skills a plus

Morgan Hoisington

United States

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