Associate Content Producer– WETA/ Arlington, VA

Associate Content Producer

WETA/ Arlington, VA

WETA

WETA, DC’s public broadcasting station, is seeking an Associate Content Producer to plan, organize and produce viewer/reader friendly content for the national PBS program, “Washington Week with Gwen Ifill” and all related digital platforms including but not limited to washingtonweek.org, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. The ideal candidate will be able to produce compelling and accurate content, and help take our broadcast to the next level as an important source for news and analysis. They will be responsible for the day-to-day production and maintenance of the program website and the execution and development of the program’s social media strategy. They will be the principal liaison between “Washington Week,” PBS Digital and “PBS NewsHour” on cross-platform productions. Must have a strong interest and broad knowledge of national and international news, politics, domestic & foreign policy, and history. Must recognize and creatively capitalize on the intersections of social media and journalism to develop content that will engage users and grow the TV and online audiences. Reports to Producer, Washington Week.

Qualified applicants should have a college degree in journalism, broadcast communication, digital media, history, political science, English or related field with a minimum of three years of news writing/reporting and/or TV production experience or a combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of HTML, CMS (Drupal experience preferred), and Adobe Photoshop required and experience with Avid, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, video encoding/transcoding and the iNews newsroom system is a plus.

For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here  to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.~ WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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