Nightside Executive Producer - WFTV in Orlando, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/12/2022

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Job Summary

WFTV has an immediate opportunity for a Nightside Executive Producer who will oversee the station’s strategy and execution of our late news product on WFTV-TV and WRDQ-TV and our digital platforms. This position will have oversight of a team of producers, reporters, photographers, and digital staff. The successful candidate will also ensure that there is collaborative and effective news coverage and marketing across all platforms. Previous success as an Executive Producer, and experience improving performance from metrics is a must. The successful candidate must be creative, able to work with a research-based framework.  


  • Manage newsroom and field crews
  • Manage WFTV Digital content and production.
  • Understand and execute research plans
  • Copy edit with fundamental journalistic and legal understanding
  • Develop producers for next role within CMG
  • Set coverage expectations for morning team
  • Understand brand and manage newscasts so product is consistent with brand



What we look for


  • At least 3 years’ experience as an Executive Producer preferred. 
  • Must have strong people skills and ability to galvanize team toward common goal. 
  • Understand TV and digital platforms and how to leverage each. 
  • Strong copy-editing skills a must.
  • Ability to create value-based content on all platforms.


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.

CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses include 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations.

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.

CMG may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or during employment as a term and condition of employment unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law.

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!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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