Lockwood Broadcast Group

WFXG Fox 54 in Augusta, GA, recruiting for an Executive Producer to join our growing news team.

The ideal candidate will assist the News Director in leading the overall vision, editorial content and production quality for all multimedia news platforms on a daily basis.

Our ideal candidate has proven producing experience and a video reel that showcases how you win the lead story, breaking news and disruptive weather.  The ideal candidate should also have a track record of successfully identifying and developing engaging/viewer-focused multi-platform content; as well as the ability to teach others how to do so. The Executive Producer must be strong leader with excellent communication skills.

Strong foundation in journalism, ethical decision-making, critical thinking and good grasp of legal issues
Ability to lead teams in the creation of compelling newscasts and digital content
Write and edit news stories for on-air broadcast and digital platforms
Working knowledge of the latest tools and technology to create great stories
Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content

Requirements:

3-5 years of experience supervising and leading other journalists
Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast
Perform other tasks as required by News Director
BA/BS in journalism, communications or related
Proven experience producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on social media
Knowledge of ENPS and Edius preferred
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time sensitive deadlines
Experience calmly handling live, breaking news situations and changing events

Qualified applicants, please apply directly to Denise Vickers, General Manager, at dvickers@wfxg.com. Please reference NewsJobsWFXG in the subject line and attach your resume and links to your work. No phone calls.

Augusta TV LLC, WFXG Fox 54 is a proud member of the Lockwood Broadcast Group. Pre-employment drug screen, driving record and background check required.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

To apply for this job email your details to asmith@lockwoodbroadcast.com