Executive Producer of Special Projects

Charlotte, SC
Posted: 2017-11-27

Description:

Edward R Murrow Award Winning Broadcaster WJZY, the FOX O&O duopoly in Charlotte, NC is looking for a leader/motivator/idea machine/social media addict to be our Executive Producer of Special Programs. 

Responsibilities:

Duties include producing sports and news specials. Specials projects may be live or taped; in
studio or on location and include regularly scheduled programming and breaking news. Some fill-in news producing may be included. 

Social media proficiency and leadership is required. Editing experience required and videography experience is helpful. If you want to make your mark with innovation and intelligence, we want you to join our team. Fox 46 is committed to the “Getting Results” brand. The ideal candidate will be responsible for compiling stories, video, wire copy, in-field interviews, coordinating video/graphics, social media, etc. and must possess a superior command of grammar and broadcast news-writing style. Work with newsroom staff (Reporters, Anchors, Producers, etc.) in story selection and script development. Coordinate social media and web coverage and support the Senior Web Producer
and the Director of Social Media. Make contacts with relevant sports figures and newsmakers. Accountable for editorial decisions and/or changes made in the control room while the program is on the air. Communicates via IFB to provide producer direction and talent instruction. Supervise APs assigned to the shift and writing ideas. Edit Reporter scripts and provide feedback and assign voiceovers and VO-SOTs to Reporters and Anchors. Provide support for graphics personnel by drawing rudimentary instructions (concepts) for graphics personnel. Work closely with assignment desk to coordinate live shots and photographer assignments. Stay informed on current news and sports events. Attend and participate
in news department meetings. 

Requirements:

Must be able to sit for extended period of time and occasionally bend, stoop and crouch in order to accomplish essential duties. Must be able to arrange, lift or move equipment up to 25 lbs. Other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree required, with emphasis on journalism and/or communications. Minimum of 5 years’ experience producing on local or national news broadcast. Management experience preferred. Must notify HR Director immediately of any changes in the status of driver’s license.

Contact:

EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.
To apply please visit the following website:
https://foxtv.taleo.net/careersection/charlotte/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&radiusType=K&location=13300100185&searchExpanded=true&radius=1

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