Associate Line Producer

PBS Newshour, Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted August 21, 2020
Industry TV Jobs, Digital Media, Other, Nonprofit
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary $47,500 -$53,000

Description:

Associate Line Producer

Full-time, Regular, Exempt

Reports to: Senior Broadcast Producer

ABOUT THE ROLE

As our Associate Line Producer, you will be primarily responsible for helping to oversee the daily script for the PBS NewsHour. You’ll write and edit copy and coordinate with graphics/digital for show bumpers. Working with the Tape Producer, you’ll ensure all video elements are ready for playback. You’ll produce stories for broadcast and digital and make editorial recommendations. Additionally, you will oversee our News Assistant program.

YOUR FIRST 90 DAYS

You’ll get to know your team and the wider organization, and how each group functions independently as well as part of the whole. You’ll establish key relationships with your peers, while being exposed to executives through participation in editorial planning meetings.

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

You bring a vibrancy and terrific ideas to pitch meetings. Your ability to seamlessly jump from project to project will enable you to flourish.  You’ve developed trust with executive leadership. You’re known not only for your quality work product, but the positive impact you’ve had on the staff. And, you have grown your own skills and can point to evidence in your improved reporting. 

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

WHAT WE OFFER

ABOUT THE PBS NEWSHOUR

With roots in public service journalism beginning in 1973, the PBS NewsHour today is on a mission to bring balanced, in-depth news coverage to all. Innovative and fast-paced, life at the NewsHour is focused on collaboration, trust, and above all, enterprising important, considered news. NewsHour is unique in that the team is small and tight-knit, and must accomplish what no other daily news organization does: be the gold-standard of reporting for a nightly, hour-long broadcast, and to crucial digital platforms.

You’ll enjoy working at the NewsHour if you enjoy contributing to meaningful reporting, working on small teams in which your ideas are not just valued but vital, and pushing yourself to grow your skills every day.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

 

 

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