Executive Producer

WCCO-TV in Minneapolis St. Paul is seeking an Executive Producer.

Job Description

  • Oversee planning and execution of weekend news content on all platforms
  • Lead aggressive coverage of all breaking news and weather events on WCCO, CBS News Minnesota streaming as well as wcco.com
  • Must have solid news judgment and strong storytelling skills
  • Review and copy edit news scripts – ensuring accuracy and fairness
  • Mentor, motivate and inspire a multi-platform team of talent, producers, directors, photographers and assignment editors
  • Live and breathe the WCCO brand in all content
  • Willing to work with all departments – across teams, to produce relevant content
  • Strong social media skills
  • Compliance with CBS policies and journalistic standards
  • Collaborate with news managers on daily content as well as lead special projects as assigned.
  • Complete additional duties assigned by News Director

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a producer or 2 years’ experience as a news manager
  • Must love WEATHER and understand its importance to our audience
  • Must understand the power of Minnesota sports; managing our team of sports storytellers and any specials

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications
  • Results-oriented leader with strong organizational and communication skills
  • Must be cool under pressure and dedicated to bringing out the best in their team
  • A risk taker who thrives off innovation

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WCCO-TV is an equal opportunity employer.