Behind The Newsroom: Tracy Green, Executive Producer

Today we chat with Tracy Green, an Executive Producer for KRDO-TV, News Channel 13 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

What college did you attend? What was your major/minor?

Indiana University, Journalism and English

Did You Join Any Frats or Clubs at College? (radio station, college newspaper, etc.)

Indiana Daily Student, IU Foundation and Alpha Gamma Delta sorority

What Was Your First Job In The Industry?

Associate Producer, WXIA in Atlanta

Did You Have Any Other Jobs Before Your Current Job?

Executive Producer of WXIA — Atlanta, KING — Seattle, WTSP — Tampa

Executive Producer of “Deadliest Catch” on Discovery

Executive Producer Hitplay.com

Published motivational author

What Got You Interested In This Field?

Went to WLS in Chicago as a Girl Scout and I was hooked.

What Advice Would You Give Your College-Self About The Industry?

You’re right! Amazing work adventures are ahead!

How Do You Manage Your Stress & Anxiety?

Positive thinking always.

What Do You Do For Fun?

Hike, write, read, photography.

What Do You Think The News Industry Will Look Like In Ten Years?

Local TV news will still exist. Smaller teams, better producer. Hopefully a journalism renaissance.

Digital and broadcast teams will be one big team. Digital will be the dominate content, but broadcast will make more money.

Where Can People Follow You On Social Media?

LinkedIn

Anything Else To Add?

I’m lucky. I’m grateful for every one of the work adventures so far, and the incredible network of friends I’ve made along the way.

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