POSITION: Looking for a dynamic, aggressive, strategic-oriented newsroom leader to supervise all aspects of a multi-platform morning operation. Must be able to work with a team of individuals to produce original, well-branded, compelling content on digital, social, streaming and broadcast.
PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITY: -Must have solid news judgment and story-telling skills -Accountable for content accuracy and fairness -Must be able to ensure content is competitive and compelling -Special attention to skills related to original/enterprise reporting, writing, graphics, story placement & handling of breaking news -Will be responsible for direct supervision of on-air, producing, writing and other staff -Knowledge of desk top editing, graphics management and control room automation -Must be willing to work with other departments on daypart needs -Social media skills a must -Other duties and hours as assigned -Compliance with CBS policies and procedures
CORE COMPETENCIES: -Proven successful track record as EP or newsroom management including leading strategic initiatives. -Bachelor’s degree in journalism or similar field -Familiarity with Chicago area is desirable
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
5-years experience as an Executive Producer preferred