PBS NewsHour is in search of a Tape Producer that will execute quality control over all video airing on the PBS NewsHour, ensuring all elements are managed properly on the playout server, and will additionally produce and edit videos on a variety of topics for NewsHour and its digital platforms.
Primary responsibilities include all video airing is available, accurate, properly ordered and meets technical and editorial standards, and Editing pre-taped discussions to ensure they have right heads, tails and pad, follow naming conventions to be appropriately checked in for air. Further, the Tape Producer will generate story ideas, research interviews, coordinate shoots, acquire, screen and log footage, as well as produce and edit video on a variety of subjects for numerous digital platforms.
Qualified applicants have a Bachelor’s in journalism or related field and a minimum four (4) years of experiences working in broadcast journalism. They also have knowledge in national and international news production management for daily, 24/7 or weekly television and digital outlets, including breaking news and feature story telling, knowledge in the field and in studio production. The applicant will have knowledge of broadcast video production, shooting experience, the ability to use content management systems and web publishing, the ability to edit at high level in Avid and Adobe Premiere, experience in Avid iNews, and the ability to interact with a wide variety of people using diplomacy, tact and discretion.
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