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Executive Producer

6937

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76103

Production
Fort Worth
Full-Time

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  

 

KTVT-TV is looking for a dynamic, aggressive, and creative Executive Producer.

 

Responsibilities:
•    Review and approve scripts and rundowns to ensure accuracy and quality in accordance with station and FCC regulations and requirements; review newscasts before and after air in order to ensure accuracy, quality control, and awareness of any potentially litigious material.
•    Lead all aspects of additional assigned special projects from inception to completion. Ensure quality of product and thoroughness of coverage; assist News Director in evaluating staff members to promote peak performance and productivity; generate issues and trends story ideas to improve the quality of the newscast and to ensure continuously interesting, fresh news content ; perform other essential functions as assigned.

 

The ideal candidate must have clear vision of how to build a dynamic newscast and communicate that vision to the team. This includes story development, script approvals, graphics, animation and pre-production from inception of story to on-air delivery. Must be a strong voice in the editorial meetings and bring to the table meaningful, impactful and engaging story pitches. Must embrace digital initiatives as a complement to the broadcast.


Excellent organizational and communication skills required; must be results-oriented, innovative and demonstrate leadership and collaboration. Strong breaking news skills required. Requires strong innovative skills; ability to incorporate social media and new technology into all the newscasts. 
Proven experience as a news manager preferred, with at least two of those years in a medium or large market.
Bachelor's or technical degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or allied field preferred

 

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Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas