Shaw Communications Executive Producer, Global News Vancouver Full Time in Burnaby, BC

Shaw Communications

Branch Burnaby BC CA

Executive Producer, Global News Vancouver
Burnaby, BC

O Responsible for communication with editorial staff and to initiate department/inter-departmental meetings as required;…

Reporting to the News Director, Global BC, the following is a paraphrase of the primary functions, but does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities that may be assigned to this position: •

Assist in setting daily editorial and production agenda for all local news programs with an emphasis on original, enterprising content; •
Work directly with the managing editor and reporters in crafting scripts and providing editorial direction; •
Ensure editorial and production resources are assigned properly to meet the needs of all news programs; •
Develop and maintain a high standard of news production that includes solid news writing, the proper use of picture and sound in reporter stories and proper use of graphics and packaging; •
Provide consistent feedback to all senior producers, show producers, line-up editors and writers in order to create accountability in the production of daily news programs, including:

o Assist in all issues related to personnel including by not limited to hiring, training, performance management and scheduling;
o Responsible for communication with editorial staff and to initiate department/inter-departmental meetings as required;
o Responsible for critiquing the newscast, news stories and staff performance;
o Coordinate with Global National and globalnews.ca; any resources and staffing required for daily stories and special projects;
o Liaise with the marketing department for promotion of daily news and feature reports.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: •

Strong leadership skills demonstrated in a dynamic and creative work environment; •
A minimum of 7 years experience in a senior television news producer role; •
Extensive experience in field production and show producing; •
Working knowledge of new media tools and technologies (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube etc.), and related applications; •
Strong creative and organizational skills; •
The ability to adapt well under pressure and to work in a fast paced environment.

If you value a workplace that promotes accountability, exemplifies loyalty, never compromises integrity and has a strong social conscience then start your career with us by applying now.

Applicant Deadline: May 29, 2015

We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-24
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