Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Executive Producer in Orlando, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/12/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

Orlando’s WDBO has an immediate Fulltime opening for an Executive Producer. The Executive Producer will report to the Director of Branding and Programming. The Executive Producer is responsible for leadership, guidance, and hiring of talk show producers and board operators, daily Producer of Orlando’s Morning News, content prep, recording, editing, hosting, and planning of daily and/or weekly and weekend shows. Responsible for the execution of live remotes, syndicated shows, breaking news and severe weather situations, and automation systems/scheduling. This person will be the fill-in host on various local on-air shows. This person must have strong organizational skills and be technically savvy. You must be able to work under pressure, meet strict deadlines, provide exceptional client customer service, and be able to function in a fast-paced environment. Must have the ability to work in a team environment and communicate in a professional tone and be able to receive constructive criticism. This is a rare opportunity to be center stage on a heritage radio station.  

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Flawless technical execution (running the board) for live newscasts, syndicated talk shows, as well as breaking news and severe weather events 
  • Direct hiring, training, scheduling, and oversight of Producers and Board Operators  
  • Strategize with programming leadership to ensure proper coverage of all operational shifts 
  • Provide consistent communication and performance feedback to team members  
  • Act as a liaison between programming, sales, and clients to ensure smooth on-air content and promotional delivery 
  • Operate Wheatstone Console, Wide Orbit Automation, Comrex Access, Opal, Adobe Audition, and other broadcast equipment 
  • Must be technically savvy 
  • Will contribute to content prep, production, idea generation, and other duties related to the execution of content    
  • Secure guest interviews and pitch guest and topics as needed 
  • Able to work with ABC, FOX, NBC affiliates, CMG stations, Florida partners and other media organizations across the country 
  • Build relationships with local and State officials  
  • Work with Promotions Dept. to coordinate logistics for remote broadcasts   
  • Monitor multiple sources for breaking news, traffic problems and weather alerts 
  • Must feel confident speaking live on-air 
  • Must be able to follow multiple format clocks 
  • Must be able to multitask and be very well organized  
  • Send appropriate and timely listener alerts including App, EAS and NOAA 
  • Help gather/generate news content for newscasts and live shows 
  • Answer phones and edit listener audio 
  • Create, edit, and file timely news stories for on-air newscasts 
  • Must be able to handle pressure situations, various personalities, and a very quick pace  

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Prefer 1-2 years of on-air and production experience  
  • Previous experience with automation systems and radio consoles is a plus 
  • Should be proficient in Adobe Audition or similar audio editing software 
  • Should be proficient with Windows/Microsoft Office/Chrome 
  • Must have a positive attitude and be able to work within a team environment with a shared vision for success 
  • Must be willing to learn additional skills related to producing live shows 
  • Must be flexible with work hours including weekends, overnights, and holidays  
  • Must have experience generating and distributing content on websites/social media platforms  
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-motivator, troubleshooter 
  • Must work well under pressure 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, no criminal history  

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG

CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

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