Late Evening Daypart Executive Producer

WLS-TV in Chicago is looking for a Late Evening Daypart Executive Producer to oversee all of our
platforms and help lead our content creation team. This EP will be responsible for content for
our 10pm linear newscast, digital properties and social platforms. A successful candidate will
have strong leadership skills, impeccable news judgment and excellent digital and social media
abilities. You should also be familiar with the Chicago news market and be able to guide, coach
and mentor staff. We’re looking for someone with a creative and competitive spirit.
Responsibilities:
Oversee editorial content for 10pm M-F linear newscast as well as digital and
social platforms. Responsibilities include story selection, production and
newsroom management.
Help design and implement strategies to engage and build audiences across
platforms.
Collaborate with and manage newscast producers and newsroom staff.
Conflict resolution and team engagement to address any issues that may arise in
the newsroom.
Basic Qualifications:
Minimum 5 years’ experience in news production in a major TV market
Experience managing a team
Demonstrated ability to work under deadline pressure in a fast-paced
environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be flexible with working hours and adaptable to change
Preferred Education:
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication or related field

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