Senior Producer, Metrofocus

New York
Dec 04, 2012
Jan 03, 2013
Recruiting Manager
Full Time
MetroFocus is a multi-topic program and website featuring interviews, in-depth reporting, content from partner organizations and solutions-oriented stories. Major areas of coverage include sustainability, education, science and technology, the environment, transportation, poverty, underserved communities and government and politics.

The Senior Producer will plan and coordinate the complete range of activities involved in the production of this regularly scheduled news and current affairs program, segments within the program, and content for online publication. He/she will work closely with the Executive Producer at all stages of the production process from story development through post-production and including studio and control room production.

Responsibilities and tasks will include, but are not limited to: researching and pitching stories; developing storylines and identifying locations and characters; conducting interviews; writing scripts; supervising the editing and delivery of segments, line producing complete broadcasts live and on tape; and coordinating production needs with other units and departments. Responsibilities and tasks may also include editing video and writing online content.

To qualify, candidates must have a BS or BA, along with five (5) years’ experience in television and multimedia production, at least three of which will have been spent producing daily or weekly news segments and/or programs. Candidates must have experience reporting and interviewing, must be able to edit digital video (Final Cut Pro), have significant experience in control room management both for live and taped television programs, and demonstrate competence with content management systems, specifically WordPress. Experience with editing digital video (Final Cut Pro) is a plus.

In addition, candidates must 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.

Apply online at: or fax resume to: 212.560.1350.

825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Fax: (212) 560-1350

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