Video Producer, Digital, PBS NewsHour
Reports to: Senior Coordinator of Digital Video
ABOUT THE ROLE
This is an exciting new opportunity to work with a digital anchor and correspondent in the field, on assignment and in the studio on stories that bridge the NewsHour’s on-air and online platforms, creating new audiences for NewsHour’s content. You’ll strategize, produce, and manage production of original video content, designed for social and online consumption. You’ll work closely with senior digital and editorial newsroom leadership and the audience development team to create digital-first video content.
YOUR FIRST 90 DAYS
You’ll get to know your team and the wider organization, and how each group functions independently as well as part of the whole. You’ll learn our fast-paced work style while establishing key relationships with colleagues.
WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE
You’ll bring creativity and resourcefulness to produce compelling video and multi-platform journalism that helps PBS NewsHour reach new audiences, uncover under told stories and fulfill our public media mission. You’ll manage and develop projects and workflows that enable your team to produce across PBS NewsHour digital platforms and the broadcast. You’ll develop a deep understanding of our diverse audiences and how best to serve them where they live. Through these efforts, you’ll build strong working relationships with staff members across the organization to foster strong collaboration and support the NewsHour’s journalism as a whole.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING
- Demonstrated ability to pitch, develop and produce news video, including scripting, shooting, and video editing.
- Experience producing video optimized for multiple digital platforms.
- Experience editing in Premiere or similar systems, as well as web content management systems.
- AfterEffects or other animation software experience a plus.
- College degree; minimum four years of video news reporting and production, including online content; or, equivalent combination of education and experience.
WHAT WE OFFER
- Comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
- Generous 403(B) employer match
- Holiday and paid leave programs
- Competitive parental leave policy
- Tuition reimbursement
Proof of full dosage of a COVID-19 vaccination is required for all positions that will be working onsite, or may reasonably or occasionally be called to work onsite.
ABOUT THE PBS NEWSHOUR
With roots in public service journalism beginning in 1973, the PBS NewsHour today is on a mission to bring balanced, in-depth news coverage to all. Innovative and fast-paced, life at the NewsHour is focused on collaboration, trust, and above all, enterprising important, considered news. NewsHour is unique in that the team is small and tight-knit, and must accomplish what no other daily news organization does: be the gold-standard of reporting for a nightly, hour-long broadcast, and to crucial digital platforms.
You’ll enjoy working at the NewsHour if you enjoy contributing to meaningful reporting, working on small teams in which your ideas are not just valued but vital, and pushing yourself to grow your skills every day.
We know there are great candidates who may have skills we haven’t thought about. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We also encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans and people with disabilities.
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