Executive Producer of training and development

November 14, 2023 by Comments Off on Executive Producer of training and development

  • Full Time
  • Tucson


13 News is seeking an executive producer to join our team – but it’s different than any you’ve ever experienced. This management position is responsible for the training and development of our producers, from onboarding entry-level producers to providing advanced critiques to veteran producers. The ideal candidate has several years of producing experience, a love of teaching, and the creativity required to work with different styles of learners. They will work with our current curriculum as well as develop new courses and workshops not only for bringing people up to speed with the expectations of our station but also for our Development Days. The ideal candidate also has experience providing coaching and mentoring feedback on both scripts and performance to on-air talent.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

Employ, create, and adapt curriculum for onboarding entry-level through experienced producers and MMJ/reporters
Train new producers
Provide coaching and feedback to producers as they move beyond the training process
Develop workshops for providing coaching and feedback to veteran producers
Work closely with other newsroom managers daily to ensure newscasts are clean, accurate, and compelling
Produce newscasts regularly to ensure retention of producing skills and knowledge of all shows for which new producers will need to be trained
Work closely with other newsroom managers to make sure station initiatives are being handled properly
Find solutions and opportunities when problems come up in the newsroom
Tackle other projects as assigned by newsroom management

At least 3 years of TV news producing experience preferred
College degree in journalism or related field required
Prior management or demonstration of leadership experience required
Prior coaching/teaching experience highly preferred
Experience handling large station projects or initiatives highly preferred
Experience working with automation highly preferred
Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

KOLD-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior by the first workday.

To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.