The Senior Executive Producer – Documentary show will conceptualize, plan, manage and execute long form magazine show programs for the NY1 news network. The ideal candidate with be a creative problem solver, culture innovator, and will have the ability to lead large, diverse teams in various locations with a collaborative approach. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience creating original content for multi-platform and documentaries.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Produce long form documentaries with NYC themes.
- Develop, coordinate and execute coverage plans for original documentary programming.
- Must have experience running or creating documentary units.
- Ensure reports produced are relevant to NYC.
- Guide communication and content distribution of editorial materials across regional networks.
- Supervise Producers.
- Coordinate and partner across departments in creation of promotional and digital materials in support of original programs as needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with emphasis on journalism and/or communications.
- 8+ years’ experience producing long form and documentary pieces.
- 7 - 10 years’ demonstrated experience in creating content that creates audience growth, revenue streams and/or high impact television, and budget expertise.
- Ability to shoot and edit on Premier highly desired.
- 5 – 7 years demonstrated experience in coaching and mentoring talent.
- Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, news judgment, computer skills, and ability to make decisions and work under pressure.
- Familiarity with the local market is critical for success in this role.
- Must have ability handle various tasks simultaneously, organize, prioritize, make decisions and work efficiently and effectively under deadlines.