An immediate opportunity exists for a Producer/Reporter to plan and coordinate activities involved in the local production unit at WNET. Specifically, the Producer/Reporter will be contributing original stories and reports for local series such as SciTech Now and MetroFocus, a multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region.
The Producer/Reporter will plan and coordinate the complete range of activities involved in the production of news and current affairs program segments. S/he will work closely with the editorial team at all stages of the production process from story development through post-production. Responsibilities and tasks will include, but are not limited to, researching and pitching stories; shooting video, developing storylines and identifying locations and characters; producing field and studio shoots; conducting interviews on camera; working with on-camera talent as required; writing and fact-checking scripts; supervising the editing, and delivery of segments. In addition, s/he will liaise, as necessary, with various other departments, including publicity, production services, finance, and legal.
To qualify, candidates must have a BS or BA in Liberal Arts, or equivalent work experience, and a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in television or multimedia production. In addition:
- Exceptional ability to write for video; ability to shoot and edit digital video
- Proficiency with professional hand held video and audio equipment and lighting
- Strong research skills, written and verbal communication and presentation skills A
- Exceptional planning, organization, problem analysis and decision-making skills
- Demonstrated leadership, teamwork, and interpersonal skills
Preferred candidates will have experience dealing with a wide range of contemporary issues, knowledge of public affairs issues, arts, science and technology and proficiency with Adobe Premiere and/or Final Cut Pro.
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