Wisconsin Public Television 2 reviews - Madison, WI 53706
|Official Title: Associate or No Prefix Broadcast Specialist
Availability: To ensure consideration, apply by 2/28/18
The Producer is responsible for creating compelling and creative broadcast and digital/online shows and stories for Wisconsin Public Television. This individual is a production specialist and should exhibit a high degree of skill in project visualization and conception, field and studio production; single and multi-camera work; scripting and post-production. Content focuses primarily on arts, culture and feature shows and stories, and may extend to other areas as well. Must always maintain factual accuracy and uphold the highest principles of editorial integrity. This position reports to the Executive Producer of Cultural Affairs.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Proactively research and develop broadcast and digital show and story ideas. Work with Executive Producer to develop and define new productions.
2. Produce original, compelling and creative short-form video stories for use in broadcast programs, digitally online, in classrooms or in social media.
3. Produce broadcast and digital content as part of WPT’s Young Performers Initiative (WisconsinPerforms.org). Collaborate with YPI education partners to determine project needs and best plans for fulfilling those needs.
4. Produce live and post-produced studio and remote, multi-camera full length shows. Work with partners, venue personnel, and WPT staff to determine best strategies for coverage, presentation and delivery. Manage multiple versions of projects (e.g.: broadcast & live stream, DVD, archived stream, educational use, etc.) when appropriate.
5. Oversee all elements of assigned productions including, but not limited to: Timeline; location scouts; scheduling production resources; communication with venue and participants; conducting field interviews; scripting; overseeing edit; and delivery for broadcast or digital distribution.
6. Communicate and collaborate with other departments such as Development, Promotions, Online and Community Engagement related to assigned productions.
7. Handle all project administrative procedures such as creating budgets, budget status reports, rights and releases, service agreements and other administrative duties as assigned.
8. Actively engage with diverse communities throughout Wisconsin to discover sources for shows and stories, with a goal of infusing diverse perspectives and experiences into work product.
9. Actively participate in staff and partner meetings.
10. Work quickly, creatively, professionally and calmly in high energy, deadline-based environment. Handle multiple tasks and priorities efficiently. Work well independently and in teams.
11. Demonstrate respect for others in all workplace relationships and interactions. Recognize multiculturalism and diversity as organizational assets.
12. Maintain standards of journalistic ethics and excellence as described in WPT/WPR Statement of Ethics for Editorial Staff: http://bami.uwex.edu/broadcasting-and-media-innovations-ethical-guidelines
13. Other duties as assigned. Possibilities include, as skill sets allow, video & audio editing, operation of video camera to gather field content, creation and distribution of social media content, and multi-camera directing.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
We expect to pay a salary in the mid to high $40’s with actual pay dependent on experience, qualifications and official title. UW-Extension offers a comprehensive benefits package. Details here: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/summaries/ .
HOW TO APPLY
For best consideration, apply online through our applicant portal by 2/28/18. This is Job id #14026. If you are a current UW System employee use http://bit.ly/2n9AibS . All of the following must be received for your application to be complete: 1) Resume; 2) A cover letter or narrative (up to two pages) describing how your experience relates to the job duties, essential job functions, minimum and desirable qualifications for this position at this organization. 3) A digital file or link to 3-4 examples of your producing work; include a notation of your role for each sample. 4) 3-5 professional references including e-mail and phone contact information; at least one must be a supervisory reference.
A criminal records review will be conducted for final candidates. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Convictions and pending charges will be considered only if they are substantially related to the circumstances of this position.
Employment is contingent on establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
As a unit within the University of Wisconsin Extension, WPT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and no qualified applicant will be eliminated from consideration. WPT is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion. We want our staff and programming to reflect the rich culture and diversity of our state and actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.