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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Executive Producer

Publishing and Broadcasting



West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

WPEC in West Palm Beach, Florida has an immediate opening for Executive Producer to oversee news content for overall production value, engagement, accuracy and fairness.

CBS 12 is a collaborative, team-driven newsroom dedicated to serving our audience in the Palm Beaches, the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee.

To provide the information they need to prepare and protect themselves and their families.

To hold those whose decisions affect all of us who live here accountable and to ask the questions our viewers want answered.

And, whenever we can, to make life a little better in the communities we live in.

Executive Producer duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with newscast producers in your daypart to build impactful shows and produce-up exclusive content.
  • Target stories for promotion before and after (PoP) the shows.
  • Work with field crews to shape and refine their stories as well as reviewing and approving final script copy, breakouts, etc.
  • Coordinate response to breaking news in your daypart with other mgrs and field crews.
  • Collaborate with News Director and other news managers on special programming as needed.
  • Hand-off to next EP and other stakeholders to ensure coverage continuity through subsequent dayparts.

The Successful Candidate:

  • Track record of creating compelling and engaging content across platforms
  • Can execute under pressure with confidence and calm.
  • Comfortable meeting deadlines and helping others manage their time as needed
  • Experience managing breaking news
  • Ability to not just identify problems, but help craft solutions
  • A strong understanding of and commitment to journalistic standards and ethics
  • Enjoys coaching and mentoring early career journalists
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum of 4 years producing in a television news environment or equivalent
  • A college degree in Journalism or a related field is preferred

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!