Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) seeks a talented and driven Executive Producer to manage the staff, content and daily production of "The Morning Show," The Ideas Network’s morning call-in talk show. Heard weekday mornings from 6:00 until 9:00 am, the show covers a broad range of topics including politics, environment, education, health, personal finance and more. This position oversees the editorial flow of "The Morning Show," serves as a liaison to the news and digital content departments, manages scheduling and fills in on production work as needed. This person is an excellent communicator and problem-solver, who works well under deadline. The Executive Producer is a visionary for finding strategies for growth, collaboration and partnerships to maximize our impact and reach. This position is part of The Ideas Network leadership team and reports to The Ideas Network Director.
Interested? See more details at https://www.wpr.org/executive-producer-morning-show.
DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION
Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or related field
5 years of full-time experience as a talk show producer in radio (public or commercial)
MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
•All applicants must have at least three years' experience (full time) as a talk show producer in public or commercial radio, or equivalent journalism experience.
•At least one year supervisory experience managing a team.
•Demonstrated interpersonal skills in a team setting and on an individual basis; collaboration skills that actively support a productive, respectful work environment.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills, including online content.
•Firm foundation in journalism ethics, newsgathering and reporting techniques. Demonstrated understanding of public radio journalism and production values.
•Ability to assemble information of regional or statewide interest and topicality.
•Proven record of meeting tight deadlines. Impeccable attention to detail ability to organize a busy calendar.
•Ability to operate a control board, audio recorders and digital production software.
NOT REQUIRED BUT DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
•Experience with online news reporting or editing, including posting of audio, video, photography, and text content.
•Knowledge and understanding of Wisconsin news, culture, issues, and personalities.
•Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Slack, and Google office products.
•Knowledge of web-based journalism projects, emerging technologies and applications.