Executive Producer

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Posted: Friday, June 20, 2014 9:38 am

WAAY-TV, ABC 31 has an immediate opening for an Executive Producer.

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.

Primary Responsibilities

This position is responsible for managing content and reporters in the daily execution of news gathering. 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.

Minimum Requirements

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: jobs@waaytv.com



1000 Monte Sano Blvd

Huntsville, AL 35801

To learn more about WAAY-TV, ABC 31 visit www.waaytv.com or Calkins Media Incorporated www.calkins.com 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.

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  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

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