KRQE Media Group in Albuquerque, NM is searching for a hands-on, aggressive journalist for the position of Executive Producer. The successful candidate will have a proven track record as a newscast producer who desires to coach and mentor our producing staff to the next level.
Job requirements include daily editorial supervision of our newscasts. We’re looking for a creative, imaginative leader who can teach and preach excellent production values, showcasing and writing. The successful candidate will work closely with reporters on daily story development, working with newscast producers to
showcase stories, working with the assignment desk to dispatch crews efficiently and aggressively, helping the weather team to tell the day’s weather story, partnering with web producers to produce online content. The successful candidate also will be required to line produce as needed, help manage producer staff schedules, give regular feedback to members of the news team, and work with other news managers to constantly refine and improve the entire newsroom operation. We are looking for someone who is passionate about journalism and journalists and has a team-first mentality.
Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to interact
well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff. Detail oriented. Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills. Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications,
TV/film or the equivalent and at least 3 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.
Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position
requires the operation of computer, multimedia and editing software. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Must be available to work a variety of shifts.
NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.
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