9&10 News – Lifestyle Executive Producer

At 9 & 10 News of Northern Michigan you’ll find a thriving, robust, and exciting business with a world-class facility and location in beautiful Northern Michigan. We offer a competitive salary, first-class benefits, and opportunities to learn and grow alongside accomplished industry leaders.

The company: Heritage Broadcasting’s roots began on the airwaves in 1954 and we’ve grown and evolved ever since! We are proud to be the information leader in Northern Michigan! Today we host news, weather and entertainment content, 9 & 10 News, Local 32 and CW 32 as well as ME TV, Lake Effect Digital, MyNorth Media, ION and Mane Content.

The position: 9&10 News is looking for a driven Lifestyle Executive Producer who will reshape and grow the region’s best lifestyle shows. Our lifestyle shows celebrate the people, places and events that make Northern Michigan so wonderful, and our news service missed. Our lifestyle shows are live with studio guests and pre-produced packages. The ideal candidate would push the boundaries to engage our viewers and users across all platforms. This position will collaborate with show presenters and reporters to build and innovate each newscast. You will be the leader in creating television that is both entertaining and informative.

Benefits:

  • Employee medical and dental insurance paid 100% by the company
  • Medical and dental insurance for dependents
  • vision insurance
  • 401K with a corporate match
  • 17 days of PTO
  • Unlimited sick time
  • Quarterly Profit Sharing Bonus
  • Moving allowance

Culture

  • Innovative: Our industry changes every day. New ideas are welcome and encouraged!
  • Motivating and Engaging: Regardless of position or job title, you’ll find that our team members are proud of their contributions, individual and team achievements, and love to celebrate them!
  • Collaborative: No one person or department can do everything. We rely on our strengths and weaknesses to complement each other to create an unbeatable team.
  • Inclusive: We know that to have all kinds of ideas, we need all kinds of people!

Responsibilities:

  • Establish and achieve the vision, goals and objectives of the show
  • Maintain editorial control of all content appearing on our lifestyle shows
  • Work directly with a multitude of clients in a positive and professional manner
  • Innovate and collaborate with Newsroom to find new creative content
  • Interact with viewers and users on social media sites
  • Knowledge of Northern Michigan current events, popular culture and fascinating stories
  • Booth produces both ‘the four’ and ‘Good Day Northern Michigan’
  • Establish procedures for all elements of the show, including guest booking, production, schedules, etc.
  • Develop a reporting procedure with the News Director to keep him up to date with daily content, to collaborate if opportunities arise
  • Perform other assigned duties

Terms:

  • Production experience, preferably on a lifestyle or morning newscast
  • A degree in journalism or a related field is preferred
  • Understanding of AP and broadcast style writing
  • Must have strong organizational, communication and time management skills
  • Ability to come up with innovative and creative ideas
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines consistently
  • Strong social media skills
  • Attention to detail and precision
  • Must have a positive attitude.

The location: Heritage Broadcasting is based in beautiful northern Michigan. This position will be based out of our Cadillac office. It’s a great place to live, work and play! With rich forests, trails for miles, sand dunes and an abundance of shoreline, it’s easy to see why we love it so much! Northern Michigan truly offers something for everyone with our beautiful four seasons and the opportunity for year-round outdoor adventures!

Are you ready? Are you excited?

If you have the required experience and skills, send your letter of interest, resume, professional references and university transcripts.

Heritage Broadcasting is an EEO employer.

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