Executive News Producer


by KGW


Posted on March 26, 2012 at 10:40 AM

KGW News Channel 8, a Belo Corp subsidiary, has an immediate opening for an aggressive, creative, dynamic Executive News Producer to help lead a team of talented journalists. The top local news operation is looking for an outstanding and experienced Producer to work in one of the country's best cities, at one of the country's finest local news operations and join one of the best media companies in the country.

This Executive Producer will oversee our 4P, 5P, 6P and 6:30P newscasts. The right leader will have excellent producing skills and news judgment. The position requires proven experience executing winning coverage in a hard news shop that focuses on strong content, breaking news and solid story-telling. Understanding how to produce compelling content across all platforms is a must. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, possess strong news judgment, good people skills and the ability to thrive as a member of a team.  Knowledge of social media in the contemporary broadcast environment.

Requires two-years management experience and five-years producing experience in medium to large market. Position requires a College degree, excellent writing skills, and strong organizational and computer skills. Knowledge of television production is also required. Ability to work in a high energy, fast-paced, creative environment.

Interested individuals should send a resume by April 6, 2012:

Human Resources/ Executive News Producer
1501 SW Jefferson Street
Portland, OR 97201



Applicant finalists will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test and furnish evidence of employment authorization and identification.  No telephone calls please.  EOE