WTXF- Fox 29 Philadelphia is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and creative News Leader to oversee the production of our 5 & 6PM weekday newscasts and weekend morning newscasts. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record as an Executive Producer or similar managerial experience, with a dedicated, driven and tireless work ethic. A real passion for owning a show and the ability to work with on air talent on all editorial, performance and personnel issues a must. Will oversee Producers, Writers, Editors Photographers and On Air Reporters and Anchors in disseminating all facets of the News, and Production of our talk and entertainment segments
Must have a strong news sense, with the ability to also run the control room during breaking news situations, and the ability to lead our team on large remote broadcasts. Understanding of ratings, meters, and audience flow, and the knowledge of how to use this information to attract a demographically driven audience. A strong understanding of the importance and use of social media required. Candidates need to be innovative, and bring ideas on how to evolve our broadcasts.
We require at least Five Years of experience as a TV newscast producer and Executive Producer in a medium to major market and a four-year college degree.