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WTVD, Executive Producer

Company: The Walt Disney Company
Location: Durham
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:
ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville, North Carolina, is seeking a creative, innovative, collaborative, and empathetic Executive Producer who executes big-picture goals while focusing on the details of daily editorial coverage across multiple platforms. ABC11 is committed to recruiting and retaining employees who reflect the communities we serve, at all levels of the company. We expect our employees to have a high degree of ethics and a strong ability to work as a team while displaying empathy and inclusion. We also strive to create content that authentically engages and connects with our diverse audience.
Our ideal candidate is a news gatherer with a deep understanding of linear and digital storytelling. This role calls for a person who has a passion to drive and produce in-depth storylines, artfully written, structured and crafted into high-impact content. There will be a heavy emphasis on story structure and high production value. We want an editorial leader and critical thinker who can manage content in conjunction with other news managers.
The Executive Producer will have a passion for compelling content and ensure it meets ABC11 Eyewitness News' standard for journalistic integrity. The candidate will inspire the news team to produce enterprise content across all platforms for a diverse audience.

  • Excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment and ethical decision-making skills

  • Champions a highly collaborative, diverse culture that promotes idea generation, open communication and respect for others

  • Collaborate with Assignment Editors, Producers and Reporters on multi-platform breaking news coverage

  • Supervise newscasts and producers and provide consistent feedback by setting goals and tracking progress

  • Copy edit scripts

  • Multitask and solve problems under pressure

  • Interact with ABC Owned Television Stations and ABC News partners to develop relationships that lead to story ideas

  • Plan coverage for major events

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Minimum of five years' experience as a line producer

      Preferred Education:

      • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

        Job ID: 10033517
        Location: Durham,North Carolina
        Job Posting Company: ABC Owned TV Stations
        The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email Candidate.Accommodations@Disney.com with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

Keywords: The Walt Disney Company, Durham , WTVD, Executive Producer, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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