Executive Producer

Job Summary:

WLNE-TV/ABC 6, the ABC affiliate in Providence, Rhode Island, is looking for a creative, innovative, and collaborative Executive Producer to lead coverage across all our platforms.

The right candidate will execute the big-picture while also focusing on the details of our daily coverage. Excellent digital skills are a must with an understanding of how to integrate digital with broadcast and push innovation.

Responsibilities:

  • Write, proof, and review scripts and graphics and other show elements
  • Copy edit scripts for producers and reporters
  • Point and guide reporters on story development
  • Work with producers on “showcasing” of newscast elements
  • Solicit and encourage use of user generated content in shows
  • Collaborate with assignment editors, producers, reporters, digital team on multi-platform breaking news coverage
  • Ability to build daily show rundown
  • Ability to line produce daily show
  • Work with other news managers to achieve multi-platform goals

Basic Qualifications:

  • Four years local TV newscast producing experience preferred
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Solid news judgement
  • Ethical decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field

Work Environment:

Fast-paced and deadline driven. Must be available to work any and all shifts including weekends and holidays.

Please send resume, cover letter, and links of your most creative works stating referral source to: HR@abc6.com.

No phone calls please. WLNE Providence Operations, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

ABC6

10 Orms St.

Providence, RI 02904

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