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Executive Producer

WTTG/WDCA TV - Executive Producer (Regular Full-Time)
FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus, the #1 news station in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia with the most hours of local news and entertainment, is looking for our next Executive Producer. The executive producers at FOX 5 are advocates for our viewers and the station. The EP team ensures engaging, high quality content is reaching our audience. They uphold our brand by consistently delivering informative, captivating and flawless newscasts. They challenge, coach, and mentor the team to perform at their highest levels every day.
We are looking for experienced candidates with a competitive spirit and creative vision who can lead a team of highly skilled broadcast professionals. We are looking for leaders who thrive off collaboration of the minds and leading a top-level news team. We are looking for leaders who own the editorial process and constantly strategize on ways to achieve big-picture goals.
JOB SUMMARY: The executive producer is a leader in the newsroom who will supervise the work of others. They manage a team of direct and indirect reports to include writers, producers, editors, anchors, reporters, assignment editors and planners, and digital staff. Responsible for recruiting and interviewing, managing the daily affairs of the team, and cultivating a productive and supported work environment. Produce timely and compelling newscasts that are editorially and visually dynamic, including content in the field and news specials. Develop and assemble content on multiple platforms. Must have strong knowledge of social media and be able to incorporate and showcase content from multiple platforms into newscasts. Will work closely with news management to continually evolve our newscasts. Other duties as deemed appropriate and assigned by the news director and assistant news director.
WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field. Minimum 3 years’ experience as a senior producer or executive producer in a medium to large television market. Minimum 2 years’ experience managing a team of direct reports. Exceptional news and editorial judgment. Flawless writing and copy editing skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with high professionalism. High standard of quality and attention to detail. Deadline driven. Social media enthusiast. Friendly, respectful, and collaborative. Exceptional creativity and ability to find new ways to present information. Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a team. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required.
FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. FOX offers excellent benefits, 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: