Morning Executive Producer

Posted On: September 13, 2021

Journalism Job

Media Organization: WCIV ABC News 4

Company Description

WCIV ABC News 4 serves the Charleston, South Carolina news market.

Some of the biggest headline-grabbing stories in the world have come out of the Charleston, South Carolina market.

And WCIV ABC News 4's team has been on the award-winning front lines of that coverage!

From investigative journalism to on-going coverage of the tragedy of the mass shooting of parishioners at the historic Emanuel AME Church because of their race to daily, multi-platform stories, we try to bring news consumers in South Carolina's Low Country not only the "what" about stories in their community, but the "so what." Why they should care about these stories and how they affect the lives of their loved ones.

NOTE: The job description may say "Mt. Pleasant, SC," but that really is the Charleston, South Carolina news market.

Job Description

Job ID: 4761. This is a full-time job requiring someone who has had professional experience as a very organized, creative and inspiring Newscast Producer who possesses outstanding leadership skills!

WCIV ABC News 4 in Charleston, South Carolina has an immediate opening for Morning Executive Producer to oversee 4.5 hours of news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. The ideal candidate will produce daily newscasts and oversee production of newscasts and special programming. You will work closely with producers and reporters on daily selection and coverage. As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the AM Executive Producer will lead by example.

Some additional responsibilities of our Executive Producer will include

Oversee daily newscasts to ensure we are serving our local communities by sharing relevant information to alert, protect and empower our audiences
Supervise producers and reporters, as well as, review scripts and provide feedback to encourage powerful storytelling
Manage news room and handle breaking news situations to empower and grow our audiences
Collaborate with News Directors and other station managers to create special segments
Planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming newscasts

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

Proven track record of creating compelling and engaging stories across multiple platforms
Ability to preform well under pressure, experience managing breaking news and meeting strict deadlines
Ability to identify problems and provide solutions
A strong commitment to journalistic standards and ethics
Extraordinary people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating
Strong understanding of how to drive digital traffic
Minimum of 5 years producing in a television news environment or equivalent
A college degree in Journalism or a related field is preferred
Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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