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Associate Producer, MetroFocus

Job ID: 63461
Job Views: 843
Location: New York, New York, United States
Postal Code: 10019
Job Category: Television,Online | New Media
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 09.01.2021

Job Description

An immediate opportunity exists for an Associate Producer to plan and coordinate activities involved in the production of MetroFocus, a multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region. 

The Associate Producer, MetroFocus will work closely in all phases of the production process from story development through post-production and delivery.   Responsibilities and tasks will include, but are not limited to, researching and pitching stories, developing storylines and identifying locations and characters; coordinating the production of shoots; conducting interviews, working with on-camera talent as required and fact-checking scripts.  In addition, the Associate Producer will liaise, as necessary, with various other departments, including publicity, production services, finance and legal. 
 Specific responsibilities include:

• Conduct in-depth research via multiple sources to develop and validate program content
• Leverage research and other outside data to conceptualize and promote (“pitch”) program format (s)
• Develops, reviews, and edits program scripts/narratives 
• Coordinates logistical activities (scheduling, booking quests, locations, releases, equipment, etc.) of production support team
• Review and formats and ingests raw footage as appropriate in preparation for formal editing process
• Assist with graphics, gathers archival footage and interactive materials
• Create web page productions and promotions
• Additional duties, as assigned.

Job Requirements

To qualify, candidates must have a minimum of two (2) years in multimedia production and the ability to shoot and edit video (Premiere).  Candidates will need exceptional written and verbal communication, and presentation skills; planning, organization, problem analysis and interpersonal communication skills.  Additional qualifications include:  
• Ability to self-start, work independently as well as with the team;
• Avid news hound who is on top of daily headlines and current events;
• Ability to write creatively for broadcast and digital platforms.
Editorial experience, including experience in dealing with a wide range of contemporary issues; knowledge of arts, science and technology is a plus.  Candidates with experience with INews or Dalet are preferred.
Apply online at:  WNET Careers
The WNET Group
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019-7435

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