Editorial Producer, NJToday

Location
Montclair
Posted
Mar 13, 2012
Closes
Apr 12, 2012
Contact
Recruiting Manager
Category
Television
Duration
Freelance
The Editorial Producer will research, plan and coordinate guests for news interviews on a daily television newscast. He/she will work closely with the editorial team at all stages of the interview process from story selection to guest choice and contact, and through the post-production process. Responsibilities and tasks will include, but are not limited to, researching and pitching interview segments; securing guest commitments, greeting guests at the studio; writing scripts; ordering graphics and supers; working with on-camera talent as required; and supervising editing of pertinent segments and video. The Editorial Producer will also be trained to fill-in for the assignment editor and show producer as needed. In addition, he/she will liaise, as necessary, with various other departments, including publicity, production services, finance and legal.

To qualify, candidates must have a BS or BA, or equivalent work experience along with three (3) years experience in television production, at least one of which will have been spent booking news guest segments for a daily or weekly current affairs segment and/or news program. Candidates should have exceptional research skills, written and verbal communication and presentation skills, exceptional ability to write for video and the ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines and to problem-solve when difficulties arise. No travel is anticipated.

*Position will be based at studios at Montclair State University

To apply, please mail, fax, or e-mail your resume and cover letter (with salary requirements) to:
Recruitment Manager
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Fax: 212-560-1350
E-mail: jobs@njtvonline.org

When applying via e-mail, please include the position title in the subject line of your message.
No phone calls, please.

Public Media NJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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