OverviewShaw Communications Executive Producer, Global News Vancouver Full Time in Burnaby, BC
Branch Burnaby BC CA
Executive Producer, Global News Vancouver
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