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Sports Executive Producer

Tribune Company
Los Angeles, CA
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Sports Executive Producer
  • Sports Executive Producer

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/15/2018 7:53 PM)
    Job ID
    News Writers/Producers
  • Overview



    Reports TO:             News Director




    Oversees multiple sports programs and helps implement, on a daily basis, the strategies developed by the News Director and Assistant News Director to improve the sports product and increase viewership. Additionally, candidate would devise a social media strategy and recruit and schedule producers and writers.


    College degree or equivalent related experience pred. Minimum of ten years progressive experience with 3-5 years in a Top Ten market as a sports producer/manager.   We are looking for a leader who can build an effective team and one who understands the value of urgency and accuracy. The EP of our sports broadcasts must recognize and showcase the BIG stories of the day, while planning for special coverage of big sports events.   Must also develop a social media plan and be able to improvise in the control room. Requires the individual have a good understanding of technical capabilities to include; experience in live satellite, microwave and dejero remotes. Possess’ strong organizational skills and the ability to perform and adjust under pressure. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are essential. Individual will be willing to participate in projects sponsored by the station to enhance its image or help the community. Must be capable of interacting positively and productively with other employees all while understanding you are leading by example.


    KTLA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.


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    Posted: 2018-12-06 Expires: 2019-01-05

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