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Executive Producer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 818348BR Location Houston, Texas, United States Business ABC Owned TV Stations Date posted Aug. 10, 2021

Job Summary:

KTRK-TV, Houston’s #1 news source, is looking for an executive producer with big-J Journalism chops to lead across all our platforms.
The right candidate is a head coach: calling the right plays each day, helping to build and train our teams and motivating team members to perform at their best.
Exceptional digital skills are a must, from social media to connected television.
We move fast and the right candidate will move fast with us.
Candidates should have at least 5 years producing experience in a major market, and some managerial experience. Will be supervising and motivating a diverse group of broadcast and digital employees, as well as mentoring and coaching less experienced staff. Must be willing to work overnights, early mornings, weekends and/or holidays.

To be considered interested applicants must apply online at disneycareers.com, Ref Job# 818348BR. Please upload a cover letter, resume and list of references. Please email writing samples or link to your latest newscast to: KTRK.HR@abc.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Responsibilities:

Complete oversight for the newscasts and all content across our multiple platforms, including story selection, production and newsroom management while implementing innovative strategies to be competitive in the Houston market
Oversee newsroom and editorial decisions while ensuring content is consistent and appropriate
Design and implement strategies to engage and build audiences across platforms
Collaborate and mentor producers and newsroom staff
Conflict resolution and engage appropriate teams to resolve any issues that arise in the newsroom
Managing staffing needs and schedules

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum 5 years previously in news production in a major TV market
Demonstrated ability work under deadline pressures and work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be flexible with working hours and adaptable to change

Preferred Education

Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or related field


About ABC Owned TV Stations:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with KTRK Television, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

KTRK Television, 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 or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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.

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