July 5, 2017 08:00


Senior Executive Producer

Madison, WI

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Job Summary
Are you a visual storyteller? Are you energized by finding new and innovative ways to present news content? If you want to expand your creative influence beyond a single newscast, our new Senior Executive Producer position at WKOW – TV in Madison, Wisconsin is for you. We are looking for a strong newsroom leader with a creative flair for style and presentation. The leading candidate will have a strong producing background, know how to inspire, enjoy training and lead the newsroom by example. The Senior Executive Producer will find ways to improve our product and help create meaningful and memorable moments in our newscasts. WKOW is in a very competitive news market in Madison, Wisconsin, consistently rated one of the best places to live in the Midwest. Apply here.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities
The right candidate for Senior Executive Producer will help craft and develop distinctive multi-platform content that leads the market on air, on mobile and on social media. This position will work closely with the Content Manager and the Social Media & Digital Manager to help producers, reporters, directors, photojournalists and anchors capture and present the best content we can produce on-air and online. Proven creativity with in-studio presentation, newsroom technology (LIVE U., Drone, GoPro, etc.) and graphics presentation will make you a top candidate. A strong eye for video and a desire to create something that helps the viewer “feel” the story is one of the top skills for our next EP. You must also enjoy a competitive market and have a desire to win every day.

Skills / Qualifications
If you are energized by trying something new every day, we want to talk with you. At least 3 years of strong news producing and writing experience as well as sound editorial and ethical judgment is required. Management experience is a big plus. Come work with a dynamic and growing newsroom that was just named “Station of the Year” by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association.