KOIN 6, a Nexstar Media Group Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon is looking for an
Executive News Producer in a top-25 market that’s become one of the most popular cities in the country to live. We offer a competitive salary, attractive benefits and collaborative work environment.
JOB SUMMARY: The executive producer supervises news content across all media platforms for the morning newscasts.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
• Responsible for overseeing writing, production, and timing of 2.5-hour morning news broadcast and direction of noon newscast.
• Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business and financial objectives.
• Manage newsroom, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
• Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all media devices.
• Responsible for successful financing and marketing of projects.
• Assist in recruiting, hiring and training of overnight producers and production staff.
• Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
• Detail oriented.
• Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills.
• Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
• Proven track record of leading teams in problem solving, troubleshooting and crisis management.
• Financial management.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.
Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology including automated broadcast systems and robotics.
Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High-stress office environment with deadline pressures. Position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority. High-stress environment with deadline pressures.
NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.
To APPLY: Please visit the Work for Us page at KOIN.com: http://bit.ly/2IsKviW or at the Nexstar Website at: http://bit.ly/2Gldku5
ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.