Executive Producer

Greenville, SC
Posted: 2017-07-07


WYFF 4, the NBC station in Greenville, SC, has an immediate opening for an Executive Producer.  We need driven, organized leaders who can articulate a vision for their shows and lead a team towards the vision. The right candidate will be a leader who can develop multi-platform content that succeeds on air, on mobile, and on social media.  Responsibilities include the ability to manage, coach, and motivate a team of producers, reporters, anchors, and photojournalists who are committed to excellence. The Executive Producer is responsible for the overall content of assigned newscasts, manages all aspects of breaking news, and social engagement. The right candidate must be a pro when it comes to effective communication and decision making under daily deadline pressure. You must have proven ability in making decisions based on strong ethics, a solid producing background, and a desire to win. You must be able to research, pitch, and gather enterprise news stories, as well. The EP will work on recruiting producers and work closely with the News Director to implement winning strategies for each newscast.


Job Responsibilities:                                     

Oversight of the preparation of a rundown and scripts for the newscasts
Oversight of the use of all our graphics resources to enhance our presentation
Coaching producers, reporters, and photojournalists
Responding to breaking news
Oversight of digital response to breaking news and social media engagement
Writing compelling news stories in active voice
Meeting deadlines
News gathering
Boothing newscasts when needed
Posting stories and video on website and on mobile
Leading editorial meetings and pitching enterprise stories in editorial meetings
Must perform administrative duties including scheduling, performance reviews,
training and providing critical feedback.
Communicating effectively with news staff, promotions, and production/engineering



At least two years of experience as an Executive Producer or producer at a
commercial broadcast station 

Candidate must have strong leadership, writing, communication, and storytelling
skills along with a proven track record of producing outstanding
Use of ENPS preferred
Use of Abobe Premier editing system is a plus


Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in broadcast journalism or equivalent education
or experience   


To Apply:

Please visit careers.hearsttelevison.com to apply

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer