Are you ready to be more than just a show stacker? KXLY-TV in Spokane is looking for the next great producer to not only create and execute a vision for our 11pm newscast, but also to manage a team of experienced journalists. We're looking for an engaged, energetic newshound to become our nightside Executive Producer. We want someone who knows how to do more than simply stack a show. We want someone with vision who wants to win across all platforms. You'll be responsible for our late newscast, as well as directing and populating social media at kxly.com. You'll work with a team of MMJ's and three of the market's most experienced anchors. You'll be part of a management team that supports each other and feels more like family. And, you'll join a team that believes in journalism, context and community in one of the Northwest's hidden gems.
 
If you're a show producer who wants to take the next step into news management, we want to hear from you.

TITLE: Executive News Producer

HOURS: Full Time; Nightside shift

REPORTS TO: Executive News Director

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise the evening operation of the newsroom and guide coverage across all platforms
  • Creative leader for the look, pace, content, and style of newscast
  • Write and edit news stories for newscasts
  • Review and approve writing and production of reporter stories
  • Lead content publishing efforts for station website and social media
  • Ensure product stays on-brand across multiple platforms
  • Develop and set coverage expectations in conjunction with other news managers

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4-yr degree in Journalism, Communications or related course of study
  • 2 years TV news producing experience
  • Computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems, digital publishing, and social media
  • Possess strong broadcast and AP style writing skills and sound news judgment
  • Able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent project-management skills and constant attention to detail
  • Thorough knowledge of media law

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and long term disability insurance, flexible spending account, and a 401(k) retirement plan.

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be accepted until position is filled

HOW TO APPLY:Click here to apply online or mail your application, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
KXLY BROADCAST GROUP
500 W. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201

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KXLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER