WATN-WLMT, the ABC/CW affiliate in Memphis, TN, is seeking an Executive Producer. This person is the number two manager in the newsroom.
Candidate must be capable of juggling multiple tasks—from supervising reporters, photographers, and producers on a daily basis—to leading breaking news coverage and creating schedules. The Executive Producer is also responsible for developing and executing election coverage and any special projects, such as telethons and 30-minute specials.
The ideal candidate is a master manager who has a proven record of mentoring, leading, and inspiring employees to push to the next level.
The Executive Producer is expected to fill in line-producing, on an as-needed basis.