November 10, 2021
Job Type
Full Time


abc (2) 



Executive Producer  

We have an immediate opening for a Full-Time Executive Producer. Candidates must have outstanding organizational and communication skills.  


  • manage a team of producers, as well as our assignment desk 

  •  copyedit scripts 

  • help producers build strong, creative, informative newscasts 

  • plan both short-term and long-term coverage 

  • maintain an organized newsroom assignment planning and contact system 

  • coordinate daily logistics and special event assignments 

  • generate story ideas 

  • write and post content for WLNE’s digital and social platforms 

  • write content for WLNE’s on-air broadcasts 

  • assist both crews and producers with information for their assignments and newscasts  


The Executive Producer must be able to thrive while multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment. The Executive Producer will coach and supervise a team of Producers and Assignment Editors. Candidates must be reliable and flexible with scheduling, as the Executive Producer will work some nights, weekends and holidays. Being familiar with the area is a plus! The Executive Producer reports to the News Director and may be assigned additional duties as needed.   

This is an excellent opportunity to live and work in beautiful Rhode Island. We have miles and miles of gorgeous beaches. Providence has an exploding arts scene and endless food options! 


Standard Media Group-SMG is an innovative media company serving our communities through breaking news, impactful investigative reporting, and innovative multi-screen marketing services.   


Please email a resume and cover letter (stating referring source) tohr@abc6.com. 

Please denote how you became aware of this position in your response.   

No phone calls please.  WLNE Providence Operations, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.   



10 Orms Street   

Providence, RI 02904   

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