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Executive Producer -WNYT (Morning)

10 Apr, 2023

Requisition #:  23-1134 - Executive Producer - Morning

About Us:  Nestled between two beautiful mountain ranges lies the capital of New York State and the heart of the Capital Region. We are very proud of our diverse culture, our gorgeous landscape, and the world-class entertainment we enjoy every day. We are 3 short hours away from Boston or New York City -- in fact, you can take in a Broadway show or a professional sports game and get back home in time to visit one of our many craft breweries! When you join the community of the Capital Region and #TEAM13, you join a family of talented, diverse, smart, and welcoming professionals. At WNYT, we work as a team every single day. A team where collaboration is at the forefront and every opinion is valued. At NewsChannel 13, our mission is to serve the greater good of our communities and clients with local, authentic, solution-based content. We are the coverage you can trust.

Job Overview:  The position of Executive Producer is responsible for raising the bar on storytelling, and pushing for personal, and memorable stories. This position will be responsible for story selection, cultivation, and crafting with reporters, anchors, and producers.

Job Responsibilities:

Supervises morning show operation
Enforces deadlines by establishing a workflow in which deadlines can be followed
Supervises news meetings before the newscast
Works with Assistant News Director on the morning schedule 
Manages scripts to make sure they are accurate, fresh and clean, and written in the “new, now, next” format
Manages the execution of the show’s headlines and cut-ins
Executes breaking news by ensuring the team effectively responds to breaking news on all platforms
Manages short- and long-term morning show planning Oversees Show reviews and feedback to all morning staff
Supervises the digital execution in the mornings with breaking news and other overnight stories being updated on all platforms


Minimum 3 years of producing experience
Deep understanding of content planning and editorial strategies with the ability to execute these strategies Must be a dynamic, strong leader with a clear vision and ability to communicate that vision to the staff Ability to coach, inspire, and motivate the next generation of television/digital journalists
Sharp attention to detail
Exceptional verbal, written, and analytical skills
Deep understanding of television technology
Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously

Pay range: $70,000 - $85,000 / year


EEO Statement:          We are an equal-opportunity employer.

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