Job Description:

Are you a newsroom leader? A news director or Executive Producer (EP) seeking to lead a dynamic team of nationally-award winning journalists and producers? If so, Wisconsin Public Television is looking for you. WPT’s News and Public Affairs team creates a diverse array of informative and engaging broadcast and digital projects. This position requires impeccable journalism credentials; vision; leadership and management skills; creativity; excellent writing skills; superb communication; independent thought and judgment; flexibility and the ability to lead and participate in teams. The EP will be required to plan strategically in a changing media environment and manage complex projects, with a variety of partners, on deadline. This is a leadership and supervisory position that includes hands-on journalism work. Details: https://wpt.org/AboutWPT/Employment/executive-producer. erin.cook@wpt.org. 608-263-0477. EOE.

Job Location: 
Madison, WI
United States
Job Category: 
Production/Programming
Deadline: 
Monday, December 17, 2018
Job Type: 
Full time
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How to Apply

To ensure consideration apply online at www.careers.wisconsin.edu by Dec. 17, 2018. This is Job #14928. All of the following must be received for your application to be complete: 1) Resume. 2) A cover letter describing how your experience relates to the job duties, essential job functions, minimum and desirable qualifications. 3) A digital file or link to 3-4 examples of your news work. This can be reporting or writing that you personally did, or work that you oversaw as a News Director or Executive Producer. Be sure to indicate exactly what role you had and what you did for each of the samples. 4) At least three professional references including e-mail and phone contact information; at least one must be a supervisory reference. 5) Recruitment source where you learned about this position.

Before you get started with the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs). https://helpdesk.wisc.edu/images/group61/21900/TAMFAQ_CandidateGateway.pdf Questions? Contact: Erin Cook, Wisconsin Public Television, 821 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53706; 608-263-0477; erin.cook@wpt.org.

Phone: 
(608) 263-0477
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