WAAY-TV, ABC 31 has an immediate opening for an Executive Producer for Weather, Tech, Space and Military.
WAAY-TV, ABC 31 is a local multimedia broadcast station that delivers relevant news and information along with top rated entertainment programs to Huntsville and the surrounding Tennessee Valley communities. The station's mission is to use the power of its television and digital platforms to deliver news and information that helps the area thrive. WAAY – TV is located in Huntsville, AL on Monte Sano Boulevard and operates a news bureau in Florence, AL.
This position is responsible for managing specialized content and reporters in the daily execution of assigned duties. Must have the ability to manage newsroom employees and newscast production elements required for newscasts. Oversee the preparation of news elements, monitor the progress of stories, scripts and editing in advance of the show(s). Must be able to critique the performance of the staff and correct as required. Must be able to oversee staff for newscast and web content producing. Contribute story ideas on a daily, weekly and long range basis. Collaborative communication with other newsroom management is essential. Must be Tech savvy; have a strong knowledge and desire to learn more about weather, tech, space and military content, possess excellent news judgment and ability to write/re-write stories for all news platforms. Must be able to adjust to the ever changing needs of an active newsroom. Other duties will apply as needed.
Works closely with News Director, Assignment Manager, Web Content Manager and other producers.
Bachelor degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or equivalent.
3 years’ experience as a Director, Producer or Photographer or Newsroom management.
A valid Alabama drivers’ license and good driving record.
Ability to carry heavy video equipment in locations with difficult access.
Bilingual a plus.
Please submit your resume along with salary requirements, DVD or web link to: firstname.lastname@example.org
WAAY – TV
1000 Monte Sano Blvd
Huntsville, AL 35801
Calkins Media Incorporated and WAAY - TV are Equal Opportunity Employers. We have a tradition of encouraging a wide diversity of talents through a broad range of hiring practices. Everyone is encouraged to apply. The candidate must have a visceral distaste for office politics and gossip. No phone calls please.