Executive Producer - Power Block
USA TODAY - Washington, DC

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Duties: wusa*9 and wusa9.com, the Gannett, Inc. CBS affiliate in Washington, DC, is looking for an Executive Producer – Power Block Programming (McLaughlin Group, Platts Energy Week, BioCentury This Week, Government Contracting Weekly, Bloomberg Government’s Capitol Gains). The Executive Producer is the primary contact, manager and executive producer for programming; content partnership relationships; profit and loss review; sales activity; cost management; budget recommendations and negotiations. The responsibilities of the position include: managing all partner relationships on both the content and commerce sides; oversee several teams in the production of weekly news programming and set the overall “creative vision” for multimedia features, productions and functionality. The Executive Producer will engage in advertiser sales with Power Block Account Executives including direct involvement in sales calls, lead generation and closing deals. Also, the position has oversight responsibility for expansion such as continuous development of program multimedia features, either within online sites or for emerging technologies such as wireless media and downloadable audio or audiovisual broadcasts.


Must have a BA/BS in journalism, communications, related field or comparable experience. At least ten years broadcast experience and a minimum of eight years production experience of newscasts and specials in a medium/major market, including post-production. Experience using all media platforms: broadcast, online and mobile. Experience developing and managing a department budget. Excellent writing, editing, interpersonal and organization skills. Excellent supervisory skills and an ability to work flexible hours, under tight deadlines. We put a premium on personal integrity, teamwork, accountability, problem solving, a strong work ethic and winning.