Disney ABC Television Group Morning Daypart Executive Producer in Chicago, Illinois

WLS-TV, the ABC-owned television station in Chicago is looking for a dynamic news leader to join our management team. The Morning Daypart Executive Producer will oversee content gathering and distribution on all platforms during the morning hours.

Responsibilities :

  • Lead all producers, both linear and digital, in creating compelling content for each platform

  • Oversee story selection and reporter assignments

  • Work with linear producers to create relevant, visually engaging and dynamic newscasts

  • Plan and execute special content for the morning daypart

  • Use social listening to identify potential stories for newscasts and digital platforms

  • Use research and analytics to define content and presentation

  • Coach on air talent to result in energetic presentation

  • Review scripts for accuracy and authentic voice

  • Work with senior news managers to accomplish goals of organization

  • Maintain editorial integrity of all content

Basic Qualifications :

  • College degree in journalism, communications or a related field

  • 5 years’ experience preferred, along with leadership experience

  • Understanding of the ethics of professional journalism

  • Strong social and digital media skills

  • Knowledge of Dalet production system, desktop editing a plus

  • Ability to handle breaking news in a deadline-driven environment

Additional Information :

No phone calls, please.

Reporting Location - Chicago, IL

Job ID: 600489BR

Location: Chicago,Illinois

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.