Executive Producer, Cheddar Business - New York, NY

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Media



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Cheddar is a live Post-Cable Network covering the headline and business news that is transforming our lives. Cheddar's team is growing, products are diversifying, and infrastructure is becoming more complex- at a very fast pace. We're looking for an experienced media operations professional to oversee a diverse portfolio of projects that helps our team work together to execute their objectives amidst this rapid change.

In June 2019, Cheddar was acquired by Altice USA, which grew Cheddar's news family to include News12 and i24 as well as introduce a new portfolio of ad products. While our culture remains start-up in feel, the opportunity for success is now even greater.

We're looking for a creative, driven and experienced executive producer to oversee live daily news programming for Cheddar's general news channel, Cheddar Business . The executive producer leads the live news coverage during their shift mostly from the control room; manages the editorial team of producers, writers, bookers and production assistants; develops story ideas and offers innovative suggestions for story coverage. A sophisticated knowledge of general news including politics and business news is necessary, paired with a broad cultural awareness, and an instinct for what's trending. The successful candidate must be a self-starter and independent worker. At the same time, he or she must be adaptable and flexible, a team player who is able to mix easily and work effectively in our small, scrappy and highly collaborative team.

Responsibilities:
Manages staff of line producers, segment producers and writers.
Leader in the control room overseeing editorial content.
Develops newsroom workflow to produce the best coverage in the most efficient and creative manner
Generates exceptional story ideas, including breaking news and creative story angles.
Writes news scripts for live programming.
Makes certain all elements (video and audio) meet quality standards.
Fills in for producers as needed.
Produces special programming as needed.
Writes, edits and coordinates coverage as needed.
Generates story and coverage ideas on a daily and long-term basis.
Follow through on all assignments meeting required deadlines.
Acts as an effective liaison and advocate between the producer team and other departments within the organization

5+ years of management experience overseeing editorial teams.
Proven experience with all aspects of video production.
Experience with project management and ability to oversee assignments and deliverables.
Effective communication skills.
Experience giving direct, constructive feedback.
Attention to detail.
Must be able to work rapidly and accurately.

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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