POSITION SUMMARY: The Executive Producer / Broadcast Content supervises and coordinates the daily operations of the news department with guidance from the News Director including news coverage, weather coverage, sports, production of all newscasts and special projects. Oversees producers in the preparation and broadcast of all news content. Must be able to direct and coordinate breaking news and weather coverage. Must maintain quality control editorially ensuring news content maintains the highest ethical standards. Works with the media manager to ensure the station's website and social media accounts are updated. Produces newscasts and special coverage as needed. Needs to motivate and coach news personnel and manage stressful and time sensitive situations in coordination with News Director. Performs other duties as needed and assigned. Reports directly to the News Director.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors Degree in Journalism or related field with 3-5 years experience in a Full Time News Position. Progressively responsible line-producing and supervisory experience preferred. Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills and focus on attention to detail. Ability to develop skills, recognize talent and effectively manage and motivate a large staff while developing a culture of teamwork. Must have good computer skills; Avid I-News and LeaderPlus experience helpful. Must have forward thinking approach to planning and story development; have positive attitude, be self-motivated and passionate about informing. Ability to make quick and appropriate decisions. Available to work extended, irregular hours and holidays.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply send cover letter, resume and completed WCIV application (available on line at www.wciv.com) to Deborah Jackson, Human Resources Director, WCIV-TV, P. O. Box 22165, Charleston, SC 29413 or DJackson@wciv.com. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview after filing application. NO PHONE CALLS. EOE