Executive Producer


Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15222




Are you ready to Own The Moment daily…in a great city with 4 wonderful seasons? To work in a people oriented news station that is not only a legacy – but one that is not afraid to challenge the current TV landscape? If you are a current EP or a producer ready for that next step…this job is exactly that! Here at KDKA in Pittsburgh we are seeking a passionate news leader – who values enterprise and investigative journalism at their core. A breaking news/weather aficionado that cares equally about the people inside the newsroom and those outside in our community. If passion is at the top of your resume, we’d love to connect and start the conversation. If you are still reading this…then you are probably intrigued. And it only gets better from here. To know more, please apply below:


  • Review and approve scripts and rundowns to ensure journalistic accuracy and quality in accordance with our mission.
  • Daily review of news product before and after air to ensure shows meet and exceed the mission of impactful journalism, quality, accuracy and stellar execution.
  • Ensure thoroughness of coverage.
  • Assist in evaluating and leading staff members to promote peak performance and efficiency.
  • Newsroom leader with the ability to make decisions under pressure.
  • Effective communicator to those in the field with story composition and live reporting.
  • Ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent news judgment, ability to problem-solve
  • Key collaborator with newsroom
  • Strong writing and script review; proven ability to react to breaking news situations
  • A creative storyteller and the shows orchestra leader
  • Able to generate enterprise stories that are compelling and provide a viewer benefit
  • Able to build contacts in the community for developing impactful stories

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • College Degree preferred.
  • At least 3 years of experience as a producer in a commercial broadcast setting
  • Knowledge of social media and how to use it to promote to broadcast and the web; experience writing for the web required.
  • Knowledge of iNews rundown systems and Grass Valley Stratus, and Edius editing solutions preferred
  • Experience with emerging media techniques and equipment in a newsroom setting a plus.
  • Must be able to work all shifts


CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  


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. 


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Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh