Executive Producer – Nightside

JOB SUMMARY:  The executive producer supervises news content across all media platforms.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing writing, production, and timing of broadcast.
  • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business and financial objectives.
  • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all media devices.
  • Responsible for successful financing and marketing of projects.


Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills.
  • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
  • Financial management.


Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 4 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.


Training/EquipmentUtilize state-of-the-art television technology.


Work Environment/Mental/Physical RequirementsHigh stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.


NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.





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Moraine, Ohio 45439



REVISED:  04/21/2014



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