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Executive Producer

Rock Island, IL | Full Time

Job Description

Are you an organized, detail oriented, multi-tasking machine who is passionate about storytelling?  

WHBF-TV in the Quad Cities is looking for a Producer for a new daily, one-hour lifestyle program called Loving Living Local.  The program showcases local businesses and community organizations in a way that highlights their contributions to our community.

The successful candidate will be a motivated, hands-on broadcast enthusiast who is able to develop and administer organizational workflows in a hectic and challenging environment.

Daily duties include but are not limited to:

  • Booking and scheduling clients and other guests
  • Working with clients and guests to develop segment content
  • Gathering visual elements for each segment (video, pictures, etc)
  • Building daily show rundowns, stacking segments for audience flow, timing the show
  • Visualizing the production of each segment and communicating it to production staff
  • Preparing and integrating appropriate visual elements
  • Contributing to the writing of segments
  • Organizing and archiving show assets
  • Other duties as assigned

In addition to those daily duties, other responsibilities include:

  • Working with EP/Host and other team members to generate creative content and build/reinforce show branding
  • Working with Director and production crew to identify and address quality and efficiency issues
  • Contributing to the online and social media aspects of the show

We are looking for a person who is passionate about our community and can use their personality to cultivate the community relationships necessary to ensure the success of the show. Must have great improvisational skills, charisma, intelligence, great to work with, service driven, quick on their feet and highly motivated.  

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in film, photography, television, news, or related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Producing experience including familiarity with iNews or other electronic newsroom systems
  • Some supervisory experience
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects with maximum efficiency
  • Must be energetic, positive and great in a team environment
  • Must be highly motivated self-starter, able to work well alone and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

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