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Executive Producer, Special Projects & Investigations, CBS KTVT, Fort Worth

35396

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76103

Production
Fort Worth
Full-Time
On-Site

 

 

Come be part of our rockstar team of journalists. DFW is the only top five market where quality of life is actually affordable. No hurricanes, no earthquakes, no long-cold winters and no state income tax!  More importantly a spot where journalism matters, quality is embraced and staff is appreciated. 

 

The CBS O&O in Dallas-Fort Worth (KTVT) seeks a creative Executive Producer to lead our Special Projects/Investigative team.  As the Executive Producer, you’ll oversee our incredible investigative and special projects staff, helping to execute in-depth content for our broadcast and digital offerings. If you’re an idea machine, a self-starter and are always thinking of new ways to tell stories, this might be the job for you. 

 

You’ll be juggling multiple pieces every week and managing a staff of experienced journalists, covering investigative, consumer, health, and human-interest stories as well as looking for new ways to bring context to the big stories. You’ll also be a vocal contributor to daily editorial meetings, looking for opportunities within daily news coverage to elevate our reporting to include deeper context and investigative angles.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively lead the Special Projects/Investigative Team to develop and execute compelling content for both linear and digital platforms
  • Provide effective newsroom leadership and assist in executing newsroom strategy
  • Work with digital team to produce exclusive and extended content for the stream and website
  • Review and edit reporter scripts to ensure accuracy, quality, and compliance with all FCC requirements and legal issues
  • Work with Creative Services Department to assist in promotion of special projects pieces on multiple platforms

 
Preferred Education, Experience, and Certification Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s or technical degree in Broadcast Journalism
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience as a news producer, reporter, or special projects producer
  • Two (2) plus years in a medium or large market
  • Strong writing, research skills and ability to shoot/edit are required
  • Communications, or allied field preferred
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills required
  • Must be results-oriented, innovative, and demonstrate leadership and teamwork

 

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas