Nebraska Broadcasters Association
11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144
11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144
Broadcast Careers: KMTV, Omaha - Executive Producer
KMTV EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
KMTV, the Scripps CBS Station in Omaha, Nebraska is searching for an aggressive and innovative Executive Producer.
The Executive Producer has overall responsibility for all newscasts during their shift, as well as general newsroom oversight during their daypart, when senior managers are not present. This oversight includes significant editorial judgment, story selection and showcasing on all platforms.
We are looking for someone ready to take a step-up into leadership who can help focus the showcasing of the newscasts along with a deep understanding of a digital first culture.
Manages newsroom content and showcasing across multiple platforms, to improve the quality of our product and the growth of our audience as measured by ratings and analytics.
Collaborates with producers, field crews, content coordinators, real-time desk editors, anchors, and other managers to select stories for coverage.
Oversees and edits writing for all platforms, including stories, newscast teases, web headlines and social posts. Reviews digital and broadcast stories, ensuring accuracy and journalistic balance.
On occasion, will produce newscasts.
Hires, schedules and manages team of newscast producers to deliver and continuously improve the quality of our news programs.
Develops and supervises effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs and platforms.
Provides regular coaching and feedback to individuals and larger groups.
Operates with senior editorial authority in the newsroom when supervising managers are not available, and know when to call a supervisor for assistance with higher-level decisions.
Ensures newscasts are consumer-focused and properly organized. Seeks insight from ratings trends and acts upon that data and other research.
Coordinate national content for broadcast with Scripps leaders elsewhere.
Monitors all product on all platforms for compliance to federal, state and local laws as well as First and Fourteenth Amendments, and trains staff to do the same.
Develops a pipeline of talent.
Performs other duties as assigned.
College degree in related field or equivalent experience required
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in digital media, journalism, broadcast or a closely-related field required.
TV news producing experience strongly preferred.
1-2 of years’ supervisory experience preferred.
Journalism: Skilled storyteller, journalistic ethics and libel.
Working knowledge of television ratings.
Advanced oral and written communication skills.
Working knowledge of all media platforms and broad understanding of broadcast newsroom operations and equipment.
Calm under pressure: able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Customer focus: understands customer needs, raises the bar on customer service, develops unified approach to exceed customer expectations.
Very strong collaborator: involves others in problem solving and decision making, asks for and considers an array of perspectives, comfortable relying on the expertise of others and joint decision making.
Manage execution: setting expectations, delegating, facilitating, removing barriers, measuring performance, and fostering accountability/recognition.
Engage and inspire at all levels: create environment where people feel appreciated, and valued, are committed and want to excel, and want to define opportunities to improve the organization.
Manage conflict: Constructive in working through differences, handles recurrent conflict, resolves issues between employees, preserves relationships.
Decision making: Ties decisions to strategy, uses sound logic, makes decisions at the right time, brings others into decision making process, chooses the best alternative.
Coach: Continuously cultivates capabilities by asking the right questions and equipping staff with tools, knowledge and opportunities they need to develop themselves.
Delegation: is clear about lines of responsibility, allows staff to make mistakes, offers guidance without taking over, enables team to manage daily operation of their teams.
If you are interested in launching your career with Scripps, please visit our website http://www.scripps.com/careers and search for requisition #JR021560.
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 52 television stations in 36 markets, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Stitcher; the fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape, Laff and Court TV; and Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”
As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.