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Executive Producer – WOWT TV, Omaha

WOWT Executive Producer

January 15, 2021

Maximum Application Deadline: March 31, 2021

Applicants will be notified of Position Closing.

WOWT is accepting applications for a full-time Executive Producer.


An aggressive news leader, committed to winning. The ideal candidate is aggressive on breaking news, understands and can execute three-screen strategies, has a keen eye for showcasing, and has a winning track record of growing the numbers.

Must demonstrate strong skills in…

Coordinate newscast content and presentation across multiple platforms

Supervise and guide producers, and on-air talent

Enhance and support content with graphics, video and station branding

Review content for multiple platforms

Supervise pre-production to ensure quality and ethical standards and coordination between Media Control Center and design staff

Supervise the writing of content

Manage performance for assigned direct reports, including but not limited to yearly reviews

Post stories and video to website

Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws

Create tactics and strategies to increase demo performance in key target areas for multiple platforms

Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field.

Must have a keen sense of logistics and the ability to work successfully in challenging situations, strong leadership skills and news judgement. 3 – 5 years’ experience as Senior Producer in a larger market or Executive Producer in a small size market. Newsroom-deadline driven and fast paced.Strong writing and organizational skills with the ability to function under constant deadline pressures.

Strong people skills are necessary

Apply Online at:


Only if you don’t have electronic access, please mail your resume to:

WOWT-TV   Attn: Human Resources    3501 Farnam Street    Omaha, NE 68131

WOWT / Gray Television Group, Inc. participates in E-Verify, is a drug-free company and requires pre-employment drug testing. Also, if applicable to the position, MVR/Driver’s review and testing. EOE (All positions must show flexibility for evolving or changing operational needs. Hours, shifts, responsibilities, etc. are subject to change at management discretion.)Gray Television Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap or marital status. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission. If you believe your Equal Employment Rights have been violated, you may contact the FCC in Washington, D.C. 20054, or other appropriate state or local agencies.

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