Senior Producer, The Story with Martha MacCallum

We are looking for a dynamic, collaborative, creative Senior Producer to oversee our News Show, The Story with Martha MacCallum. In this role, you will have the opportunity to craft a captivating show with great content.   We are looking for both a leader and a team-member who has a long-term vision as well the ability to roll up his/her sleeves.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide solid news judgment and manage all facets of the production
  • Set the editorial and production standards and provide leadership in the newsroom
  • Manage broadcast and team to meet content objectives and newscast strategies to live up to the brand
  • Set coverage expectations, hold show review sessions/critiques, and drive breaking news coverage
  • Manage and develop producers, writers and reporters

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of newsroom experience and producing / line producing a television newscast
  • Excellent organizational and supervisory skills as well as the ability to create an environment that fosters team work
  • Decisive and skilled management of a control room is a must
  • Must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure and meet multiple daily deadlines
  • Knowledge and passion for current events and politics
  • Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for compelling television
  • Proven track record of leadership and newscast ratings growth
  • Degree in Journalism or related field