Senior Producer - WPXI TV


Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15214

Location: PA-Pittsburgh

Job Title:  Senior Producer - WPXI TV

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Position Overview

Cox Media Group WPXI TV is in search of a Senior News Producer to oversee news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. The ideal candidate will be able to produce daily newscasts and oversee production of newscasts and special programming. You will work closely with producers and reporters on daily selection and coverage. The expectation is that the Senior Producer will lead by example. Successful candidates must have an understanding of coverage on all platforms and are expected to help generate enterprise story ideas. Collaboration with others is a must for this position, and candidates should be open to feedback and have a desire to grow in their role. Candidates should have at least 4 years of producing experience.  


  • Communicate with reporters and content center to develop storytelling within broadcast  
  • Write for broadcast including intros and tags creating cohesive storytelling  
  • Work with Executive Producer and Managing Editor to execute daily newscasts  
  • Participate in daily editorial meetings  
  • Command control in control room by communicating clear vision to production team  
  • Build relationships with all team members proactively including anchors and meteorologists  
  • Understand and execute station research  
  • Assist in the production of special projects and other content related to program and/or station  
  • Perform other duties as assigned  


  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions  
  • Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of journalism 
  • Ability to prioritize assignments   
  • Balance of strong journalist skills, ability to execute action plans and creative vision to support strong show delivery 
  • Ability to recognize stories with potential and develop them into compelling broadcast content  
  • Ability to scour social media for story ideas and make calls to confirm  
  • Excellent time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment 
  • Prior news management experience is a plus 

Preferred Requirements

  • A minimum of 4 years professional experience in local TV news is preferred  
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University in Journalism or Communications preferred  

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit

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Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh