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Executive Producer, Late News

Job ID: 10531
Job Views: 1085
Location: Denver, Colorado, United States
Postal Code:
Job Category: Television
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 08.18.2023

Job Description

KUSA-TV, the TEGNA owned NBC affiliate in Denver, CO is looking for an Executive Producer to lead our late news efforts. This person must be a creative, motivational, and experienced newsroom leader. They will jump in and help lead breaking news coverage. If you are a visionary who can successfully identify great, impactful content and develop a roadmap to meet the goals of 9NEWS on broadcast, digital and social platforms, this position is for you.

Editorial Mission Statement

9NEWS produces accurate, relevant news content across platforms, empowering people to make informed decisions for themselves and their families. 9NEWS is a brave space for journalists to pursue their purpose, find and tell truths, listen and amplify Colorado's diverse voices, and filter out disinformation to create understanding, accountability, enlightenment, and empathy.

The core values of 9NEWS are bravery, integrity, passion, curiosity, and inclusivity.

Budgeted Compensation: $70,000 - $90,000

Job Requirements

The Executive Producer will:

  • Lead teams in the creation of unique, shareable content
  • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content
  • Work with the digital desk to identify and assign content appropriately for each platform
  • Encourage innovation, risk-taking and powerful storytelling in crafting great newscasts
  • Inspire enterprise stories and coordinate special coverage with news leadership team
  • Oversee multiple newscasts to ensure the brand promise and strategies are met
  • Regularly critique newscasts with the staff, both as a team and with individual producers
  • Identify daily opportunities to have our news get noticed and reach new audiences
  • Challenge the norm
  • Help create a multi-platform experience
  • Work collaboratively with other managers and perform tasks as required by News Director, Digital Director, and Director of Content
  • Recruit and coach new producers


  • Applicants must have major breaking news experience, strong editorial judgement, newscast producing expertise and fully understand the needs of our audience across all platforms
  • Strong understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
  • Experience successfully leading teams through content transformation
  • The ideal candidate should be adept at creating an audience-focused content calendar that aligns with research and the needs of our audience
  • Strong organizational, motivational and communication skills
  • 3+ years leadership experience preferred as a senior producer, EP or newsroom manager
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications preferred
  • Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Sedentary work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.


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