Executive Producer for Regional History Television Series




Learning Brought to Life

WQLN PBS/NPR is looking for an Executive Producer to lead a new, recurring, limited series including development, production, and post-production, for on-air and digital platforms. The Executive Producer will manage all creative and business aspects of regional documentary-history series production. We are looking for someone with new, creative, and diverse perspectives who excels at the craft of storytelling.

Initial Responsibilities

  • Develop new series ideas, including developing creative collateral materials such as treatments, sizzle reels, and a pilot.
  • Create and execute strategy for all aspects of the series production, including television, radio, and digital platforms.
  • Collaborate with external partners, including researchers and executives from partner organizations.
  • Manage multiple program segments with creative producers, photographers, writers, editors, and multimedia journalists.


  • Minimum five years of experience in a creative capacity with supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of documentary production; including a practical understanding of story development, research, staffing, equipment, budgeting, legal, and ethical considerations.
  • Must possess a passion for creative excellence as well as an extremely efficient and organized personality with the distinct ability to turn ideas into action.
  • Must care deeply about making impactful and transformational media.

Salary begins in the low $50’s and includes a complete benefits package.

Please send resume and cover letter to cspizarny@wqln.org. WQLN is a community licensee based in Northwest Pennsylvania and affiliated with PBS and NPR.  WQLN is an Affirmative Action/EEO employer.

To apply for this job email your details to cspizarny@wqln.org