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Producer, Executive

Tribune Company

Seattle, WA
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Producer, Executive

Location US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/18/2017 6:33 PM)
Job ID
News Writers/Producers




KCPQ-TV, the FOX affiliate in Seattle, Washington is looking for an Executive Producer to lead our top-rated morning newscast. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, visionary leader who has a passion for local news, quality storytelling, compelling newscasts and an ability to coach and lead a team.


The Executive Producer of Q13 News This Morning oversees 5 ½ hours of local news with an ensemble cast dedicated to making the morning show a destination for viewers in the Pacific Northwest. We value quality journalism that provides context to the stories that matter to local people. This position would be responsible for the overall execution and evolution of the show by providing constructive reviews, driving creativity, managing excellence and accuracy and showcasing the best elements our team has to offer. The ideal candidate will be a positive, driven, supportive leader who is an innovative thinker.


Responsibilities include:

  • Overall supervision of the morning newscasts
  • Drive breaking news, provide editorial guidance, coach and mentor staff and be the brand filter for all content before it reaches our customer
  • Maintain quality control of content selection, story development, writing, teases to ensure accuracy and customer focused delivery
  • Guarantee the proper treatment and showcasing of the above elements in our daily newscasts
  • Partner with Digital to advance and enhance our news initiatives across all platforms
  • Foster a creative and productive work environment
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of three years of management experience
  • Proven ability to build a cohesive, high-performing staff and work teams and to develop the skills and nurture growth of staff members.
  • Must be a self-starter, highly organized, and able to work with enthusiasm and effectiveness at all levels of the organization.
  • Impeccable journalistic integrity and editorial judgment required.
  • Must understand social media and how to tell stories on multiple platforms
  • Must be flexible to work different shifts throughout the year
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit


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