Executive Producer – Late News
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
CBS-Owned and Operated Duopoly (KYW-TV/WPSG-TV) in Philadelphia is seeking a highly-motivated Executive Producer with a passion for news, creative approach, competitive spirit, social media expertise, and an overall love of television. Being selected as a member of our leadership team means you share our core values and stand with others who are passionate, honest, engaged, accountable, and competitive.
Primary responsibilities are the 10/11pm newscasts with some overlap with the 5 and 6pm newscasts. This Executive Producer will lead night-side news content to support the station’s news brand. Executive Producer will oversee afternoon editorial meeting and evening newsroom staff. EP is required to review scripts and reporter packages, breaking news coverage and oversee evening topical promotion. EP also will coordinate integration and promotion of digital and social content into on-air broadcasts and increase engagement with our social audience.
This person will work closely with the News Director on ratings growth strategy. Must be a team player and able to work closely with the Managing Editor on daily news coverage and multi-task on long-term projects, special reports and other programming. Executive Producer may be re-assigned to different broadcasts. Executive Producer will be required to participate in weekend on-call rotation with other managers. Expectation that Executive Producer will live in the Philadelphia market.
Minimum of five (5) years senior news management experience in a major market required along with line producing, field producing, and special projects production experience. Familiarity with SONY ELC, or other control room studio automation, non-linear desktop digital editing equipment, and newsroom I-News computer system, or other similar systems.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Location/Region: Philadelphia, PA (US)