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Sr Producer, Executive

Tribune Company
Seattle, WA
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Sr Producer, Executive in Seattle, Washington | Careers at WA-Seattle;1813 Westlake Avenue North (KCPQ)
  • Sr Producer, Executive

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/13/2019 10:45 PM)
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  • Overview

    Responsible for the overall supervision of daily news and sports programming by successfully executing a daily strategy that is in line with the vision and mission established by the News Director. This position will ensure consistent daily coverage on all platforms, oversee the execution of news/sports coverage and special assignments, and work closely with the management team to ensure competitive and compelling newscasts. This position will have a role in the success and development of all newscasts. The Senior Executive Producer will lead the way in executing planned major coverage for station priorities including significant news events, coverage around major sporting events, weather and special projects. This position will execute on strategic plans developed through research and ensure that daily coverage and promotion meet the brand while also working in concert with fellow managers to implement operational workflow and systems changes for the producing staff.



    This is a key management position that would be responsible for the following:


    • Develop and implement newscast brand tactics for newscasts working with research to develop and maintain audience focused content directives
    • Oversee editorial, production and promotion concepts of all the station’s newscasts, news programming and sports programming.
      • Gauge and track constantly shifting audiences to develop and implement viewing strategies in all shows including in show promotion tactics, block intention, editorial guides for each show
      • Conduct consistent show reviews with staff in coordination with the News Director
      • Manage and maintain all tease and news writing strategies, holding producers and writers accountable through Q13 News playbook and ongoing training
    • Hold quarterly writing seminars and content reviews to encourage and insure active writing style and proper showcasing of station initiatives in our daily scripting.


    • Deliver on strategic content plans and working in tandem with the entire management team on our strategic reach and frequency viewing initiatives.
    • Guarantee the proper treatment and showcasing of the above elements in our daily newscasts
    • Assist in coordinating sports productions and content – working in tandem with the management team.
    • Partner with Digital to advance and enhance our news initiatives across all platforms
    • Responsible for hiring, performance management and mentoring/coaching of producers and writers
    • Foster a creative, positive and productive work environment
    • Other duties as assigned

    News Operations

    • New employee orientation – Handle new employee onboarding and planning/coordination for training
    • Approve time cards, manage OT to budget
    • Handle several administrative duties as assigned by the News Director



    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Proven ability to build a cohesive, high-performing staff and work teams and to develop the skills and nurture growth of staff members.
    • Must be a self-starter, highly organized, and able to work with enthusiasm and effectiveness at all levels of the organization.
    • Impeccable journalistic integrity and editorial judgment required.



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