|Date Posted||May 27, 2021|
Producer, Digital Video, PBS NewsHour
Reports to: Sr Coordinator, Digital Video
ABOUT THE ROLE
As our Digital Video Producer, you’ll be responsible for developing, producing, and editing original video content designed and optimized for our social, mobile, and digital platforms. Your content will help us grow our reach and following, while maintaining the highest journalistic integrity. Your creativity will be an asset as you design and implementing motion graphics for social and editorial video projects
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, and bring ideas and pitches to editorial planning meetings with senior leadership. By day 30, you’ll contribute to enterprising and breaking news, features, and analysis reporting and have bylines on the website, social platforms and/or other digital NewsHour platforms.
WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE
You are regularly contributing to both breaking and longer-form, in-depth news reporting. You bring a vibrancy and terrific ideas to pitch meetings. Your demonstrated passion for knowing the ideal way to produce content and ability to seamlessly jump from project to project will enable you to flourish and experiment with the look and feel of digital news. You’ve developed trust with executive leadership. 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.
We know there are great candidates who may have skills we haven’t thought about. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We also encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans and people with disabilities.
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