Commercial and Promotions Producer, Telemundo CT
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Participates and coordinates all parts of the creation of a TV spot from inception to broadcast.
Telemundo CT / WRDM is seeking a commercial & promotion producer to join the stations Creative Services department.
Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM is co-located with NBC Connecticut / WVIT in West Hartford, serving local Spanish- and English-speaking viewers in the Hartford market. Telemundo CT airs Telemundo Boston’s newly rebranded weekday newscast “Noticiero Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra”. Noticiero Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra is produced by Telemundo Boston and includes reports from Hartford and Boston-based reporters, and delivers 10 hours of live, local breaking news and information each week to Spanish-speaking viewers in Hartford and Boston.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Includes pre-production and planning meeting with account sales executives and clients; script writing, professional voice over and selection of music bed.
Operating of all portable video (field cameras) and audio equipment.
Transports and sets up all required lighting and audio equipment including lavalieres, wireless receivers, handheld and shotgun microphones.
Provides limited troubleshooting and maintenance of field production equipment.
In post-production selects footage, tape logging, rough cuts, audio adjustments, edits, add graphics, voice over, music bed and include sound effects to create the final product utilizing Adobe Premiere Pro editing software, along with other Abode CC software (After Effects, Photoshop, Audition, etc).
Compresses video projects for output; makes video copies for clients and broadcast. Responsible for the quality of each commercial produced.
Quality control can involve several duties, such as verifying accurate information and placing legal disclaimers into advertisement spots if required.
Producer must also verify that commercials meet certain legal and broadcasting standards.
Reviews productions to ensure objectives are attained according to client requirements and insures production is ready for air prior to start date.
Conceptualize, write, edit, produce and/or shoot image campaigns to entrench and to extend station brand.
Researches and writes scripts for spots, vignettes and other promotions. Selects video and coordinates the graphic design production for spots. Provides creative concepts and ideas for spots. Prepares storyboards for station branding, station initiatives and special spots.
Maintains look of video, vignettes, graphic presentations and scripts.
Participate at station promotional events as necessary.
Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Interested candidates must submit a resume through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work at the location in West Hartford, CT
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
Must be 18 years or older.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal.
Familiarity and ability to work with audio and video equipment required.
Ability to write creative scripts that communicates clients’ message(s) effectively.
Ability to present information effectively in one-on-one and small group situations to
Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a creative services department writing news topicals, producing and editing video for topical promotions and participating in station community events.
2 years of related work experience including non-linear editing skills
Proficient in Word
Proficient in AfterEffects
Strong interpersonal skills
Has the ability to perform under tight deadlines in a “quick turnaround” environment.
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