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BuzzFeed News
111 East 18th Street
New York, New York (United States)


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Executive Producer

Job ID: 55828
Job Views: 72
Location: New York, New York, United States
Postal Code: 10003
Job Category: Television,Online/New Media
Employment Type: Full time,Contractor
Posted: 10.05.2018

Job Description

BuzzFeed is seeking an Executive Producer for a daily news show airing on a social media platform. The candidate must be a creative thinker, shaping a talk show that grabs the audience’s attention in a mobile format while delivering high quality editorial content. Executive Producer must have newsroom and digital media experience, with a thorough understanding and passion for social media. The executive producer must understand how news breaks and spreads on social media, and how a show can break into that narrative from politics to pop culture.

To excel in this role thinking outside-of-the-box is a must.

Job Duties:

  • Lead and manage a team of producers in shaping daily programming for a digital audience.

  • Work with anchors, newsroom editors, reporters and bookers to establish a workflow structure that keeps the show prepared to react to the lastest news

  • Supervise studio and control room operations, including management of the crew in liaison with the Broadcast Engineer.

  • Build and manage budgets to help improve the show’s infrastructure over time while staying within spending targets.

  • Collaborate with executive team to grow the show and with the sales team to deliver on commitments.

Please include your resume, two references and your vision for a one-hour digital first show in your application.


Job Requirements


  • At least four years of executive producer experience, ideally for a digital show or one prioritizing digital/social engagement

  • Must have live control room experience

  • Display strong editorial judgment, be an excellent writer and have experience responding to breaking news situations

  • Keen sense of how to turn print stories into visually compelling on-air news stories

  • Strong leadership & communication skills

  • Experience managing senior producers who have managerial responsibilities of their own.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and stay organized in a high-pressure live news environment

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

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