Senior Digital Video Producer

Employer
Location
Mc Lean
Posted
Mar 06, 2013
Closes
Apr 05, 2013
Contact
Ms. Marie Fath
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
The Senior Digital Video Producer is an integral member of the Video Production Center (VPC) and will coordinate digital video coverage between USCP, Broadcast, USA Today and the VPC to be sure all divisions are working together and creating and programming our best quality live and on demand video content.



The Sr. Video Producer will be an editorial lead for the Video Production Center (VPC) on the news desk in Tysons and will coordinate live and on demand video production and programming across the Gannett Network including USA Today, Broadcast and Local papers.



The Sr. Digital Video Producer will be a hands-on leader and excellent communicator, with the ability to interface with editors, producers, journalists at USA Today and across the Gannett Network of television stations newspapers and digital properties. This individual must be able to work well in a constantly changing environment and to work well under pressure.



Responsibilities

Collaborate with representatives from all divisions represented on the main news desk to determine and coordinate digital video coverage and to make sure the Video Production Center is leveraging Gannett resources to produce video content for all digital properties and platforms. Serve as an extension of the Video Production Center, focusing on the needs of the VPC. Ensure that the VPC is aware of breaking stories and video needs of the network.

Coordinate live and on demand video coverage and placement with USA Today main page producers and editorial teams as well as editorial teams from broadcast and USCP properties to be sure VPC and other video content is programmed and promoted effectively across all platforms and across all Gannett divisions.

Plan and coordinate digital video coverage for breaking news, ongoing video franchises and special events in coordination with the VPC leadership team in Atlanta.

Identify and produce packages of video content to support VPC objectives as needed, including breaking news and special coverage.

Handle other essential tasks as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree
8 years of professional experience, including producing experience and 2-3 years of digital news experience
Experience producing video content for digital platforms
Understanding of all digital media platforms and social media
Experience Producing for Television
Experience coordinating and planning news coverage
Strong Editorial decision making skills
Online Writing and Producing skills
Understanding of web technology, cms systems, digital video, digital audio, video editing, and web analytics.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to work in a collaborative environment
Leadership and management skills
Problem solving
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to work well under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
Ability to multi-task
Some travel will be required

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