Executive Producer News

Fort Myers, FL
Full Time
WINK Television News

Executive Producer News

Position Overview:

WINK News-Southwest Florida’s News leader is seeking an experienced Executive Producer to help lead our team. You will be responsible for overseeing the creation of high-quality news content, driving the editorial direction of our newscast while also overseeing producers.


  • Editorial Leadership:
    • Develop and implement the overall editorial vision and strategy for our news programs.
    • Stay informed about current events, news trends, and audience preferences to guide decision-making.
    • Determine the news stories to cover, prioritize coverage, and allocate resources effectively.
    • Collaborate with editors, reporters, and news anchors to shape story ideas and enhance their delivery.


  • News Production Management:
    • Oversee the entire news production process, including planning, story development, scripting, and on-air presentation.
    • Coordinate with various departments, such as news gathering, research, and technical teams, to ensure seamless execution of news programs.
    • Review and approve scripts, graphics, videos, and other visual elements for broadcast.


  • Team Leadership and Development:
    • Lead and inspire a team of news professionals, including producers, editors, writers, and production staff.
    • Provide clear direction, feedback, and guidance to team members, fostering their professional growth and development.
    • Encourage a collaborative and innovative work culture that promotes excellence, creativity, and journalistic integrity.


  • Quality Control and Standards:
    • Uphold high journalistic standards and ethics in news reporting, ensuring accuracy, fairness, and objectivity.
    • Monitor and evaluate the quality of news content, identifying areas for improvement and implementing corrective measures.
    • Stay updated on industry trends, new technologies, and production techniques to enhance the overall quality and innovation of our news programming.



    • Bachelor's degree in journalism or broadcasting preferred but not required.
    • 3+ years in television news, with a focus on editorial leadership and management.
    • Strong knowledge of news production processes, including story development, scriptwriting, and on-air presentation.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a diverse team, fostering collaboration, innovation, and high-performance.
    • Exceptional editorial judgment, critical thinking, and decision-making skills in a fast-paced news environment.
    • Proficient in current news industry trends, digital platforms, and multimedia storytelling techniques.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and build relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
    • Solid organizational and time management abilities, with the capacity to handle multiple projects and meet strict deadlines.
    • Deep understanding of journalistic ethics and a commitment to upholding the highest standards of accuracy, fairness, and integrity.


Full-time new hires: Eligible to participate in all Company benefit plans, including:

  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and HSA 
      • 1st of the month after 30 days of employment
      • Subject to plan terms
  • Eligibility for company-paid benefits such as life insurance & EAP and employee-paid benefits such as short- and long-term disability
  • PTO – Earned on Accrual Basis
  • Company-Paid Holidays
  • 401(k)



Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community. Broadcast Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are a drug-free and smoke-free environment.


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