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ViacomCBS Morning Show Executive Producer- KTVT DFW in Ft. Worth, Texas

REF#: 35629

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).


KTVT-TV is looking for a dynamic, aggressive, and creative Executive Producer to reimagine our morning newscast.

Ideal candidate must have clear vision of how to build a high energy, dynamic newscast and be able to effectively communicate that vision to the team. This includes overall show format, content development, script approvals, graphics, animation and pre-production from inception of story to the final on-air product. Candidate will be forward thinking and seek out fresh editorial content each morning. This is not a re-hash of the 10pm news. Strong understanding of morning show viewer habits and what they need in a morning newscast.

Candidate will assist News Director in evaluating staff members to promote peak performance and productivity. Candidate is responsible for quality of the newscasts in accordance with station and FCC regulations and requirements; review newscasts before and after air in order to ensure accuracy, quality control, and awareness of any potentially litigious material. Oversee additional assigned special projects from inception to completion.


Experience as a news manager preferred, with at least two of those years in a medium or large market. Must also have experience as line producer of a morning newscast. Bachelor's or technical degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or allied field preferred. Excellent organizational and communication skills required; must be results-oriented, innovative and demonstrate leadership and teamwork. Strong breaking news skills required. Requires strong innovative skills; ability to incorporate social media and new technology into all the newscasts.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled