Executive Producer WJFK-AM ConnectingVets.com

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Ref#: 29714
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Washington, DC, US

About Us:
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.
Description:

CBS Radio seeks Executive Producer for ConnectingVets.com in Washington, DC.

 

ConnectingVets.com is a national resource for Veterans, particularly those in the early years of transitioning to civilian life. We create Veterans focused content on multiple platforms; connecting Veterans and their families to resources, topical information and lifestyle content, and relevant solutions to the unique issues Veterans face.

 

Day to day responsibilities include running daily content strategy meetings, developing story ideas and topics, contributing to website and social media platforms. Other duties include mentoring and managing staff, assisting in budget planning, recruiting and hiring. The Executive Producer also works closely with other departments including technical, sales, and finance. This position requires active participation in events, internal meetings, client meetings, and regular interaction with Veterans-focused organizations.

 

This is a player-coach role, requiring the ability to collaborate with multimedia journalists, teaching by doing. Being an excellent writer is a necessity; teaching others to find their voice is a plus.

 

The ideal candidate is former military or civilian who has worked in communications, media, and/or government with a strong understanding of the unique and complex issues Veterans face.

Qualifications:

Qualifications/experience:

·         5 years editorial storytelling experience required and a minimum of 2 years in a management or team leadership role.

·         Strong ability to tell stories in new visual ways, using emerging platforms.

·         Proficiency with industry leading software.

·         The vision to make sense of complex news stories and the talent to write or produce them in a fair, clear, concise, and lively manner.

·         Familiarity with the culture, needs, and sensibilities of active military and veterans.

·         Bachelor's degree or comparable military experience.

·         Flexible schedule




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