Senior Executive Producer

WINK Television News Fort Myers, Florida


Description

The WINK Senior Executive Producer will oversee the development and training of producers and Executive Producers at Southwest Florida’s leading news operation. WINK is looking for a leader capable of teaching and mentoring producers, as well as developing Executive Producers. Passion is important for this role, but more important is a sense of purpose.  The top candidate will be someone who demonstrates the ability to lead and teach. Creativity, strong news judgment, superb writing skills and excellent showcasing and production skills are a must. The Sr. EP oversees all activities that go into the creation of the on-air product, which includes Executive Producers, Producers and Associate Producers. Integrating social media into the newscasts is an emerging growth area in which the Sr. EP must embrace and lead by example. The Sr. EP must be able to step in and actually produce a newscast.  The Sr. EP is the chief advocate for the practical execution of research strategies designed to meet audience expectations. This senior leadership position will help lead a team of experienced journalists that produce nearly 70 hours of local news a week.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in broadcast journalism, preferred.
  • Practical experience as an Executive Producer of television news programs.
  • Must pass a timed writing test.
  • High production and journalism standards, as well as, familiarity with ENPS.
  • Excellent management, mentoring and teaching skills.
  • Must pass a pre-employment screening.

Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community. Broadcast Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are a drug-free and smoke-free environment.