Where: Bozeman, MT
Who: Montana PBS
Field: Live Broadcast / Sports / TV News / Technical Operations
Type: Full Time
News and Public Affairs Producer
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Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans/Disabled
Montana PBS is expanding statewide coverage of news and public affairs. We seek dynamic journalists to help us tell the stories of Montana citizens and cover the most important issues within our communities. This position produces news and public affairs programs for distribution on multiple Montana PBS platforms. Under the direction of the Montana PBS News Director, and working cooperatively with the News and Public Affairs production team, this position will research, write and produce programs addressing current and cultural events, politics, the environment, economic, social and community issues across the state.
This position produces news and public affairs programs for distribution on multiple Montana PBS platforms. Under the direction of the Montana PBS News Director, and working cooperatively with the News and Public Affairs production team, this position will research, write and produce programs addressing current and cultural events, politics, the environment, economic, social and community issues across the state.
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Create and produce high quality news and public affairs programming with strict adherence to journalistic standards of balance and fairness.
*Shoot, edit, write, produce and present video content using industry standard digital tools and software.
*Exhibit the highest level of editorial independence and integrity, internal to the station, and to the public at large.
*Support and work cooperatively with the Montana PBS News and Public Affairs production team, as well as the Education, Digital Engagement and Development departments.
*Under limited supervision, manage complex broadcast and digital projects while collaborating with multiple team members.
*Transport, operate and maintain video equipment to function at its optimum capacity.
*Supervise and train student production employees/interns.
List any secondary duties assigned to this position:
*Support general production activities of the station and other projects as assigned.
Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
Demonstrated experience in broadcast television news as producer/director/reporter covering politics, news and public affairs.
Demonstrated ability to conduct thorough research and interviews, assess news and make editorial judgments.
Demonstrated on-camera presentation skills including live interviews and live shots.
Demonstrated operational skills of television production equipment, including cameras, audio and lighting gear.
Demonstrated working knowledge of video editing using a variety of industry standard tools and software.
Demonstrated knowledge of broadcasting technical specifications, including video and audio standards.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience working and collaborating with others on a variety of digital and social media platforms.
Demonstrated ability to create visual and audio content employing editorial best practices and aesthetic innovation resulting in programs of the highest technical and creative quality.
Demonstrated experience in effective narrative storytelling using visual and digital media.
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