Senior Producer, Production, MetroFocus
WNET

New York, New York

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Job Description

An immediate opportunity is available for a creative Senior Producer, Production who will oversee the day to day production of MetroFocus, an Emmy-award winning, multi-platform news magazine and talk program, on broadcast and online, focusing on the tri-state region.

The Senior Producer, Production will support the Co-Executive Producers in the production of programs and segments for broadcast and online. Under the direction of the Co-Executive Producers, the Senior Producer assists with management of the team through all stages of the production and editorial process from story development through post-production. Specific responsibilities include:
• Developing, shaping and executing production of day of air and as-live shows and recorded segments for broadcast and online, scheduling, assigning stories, reviewing and approving scripts.
• With Executive Producer guidance, prepares the rundown of news stories, oversees and executes the production of guests, promos, video, graphic elements and technical staff.
• Makes important editorial decisions and guides hosts as required, producers, associate producers and technical team in virtual studio, on digital platforms and in control room.
• Provides editorial and production guidance to teams during all phases of story development, production and editing. Ensures all information checked for accuracy.
• Liaise with various other departments, including multi-platform initiatives, publicity, production services, finance and legal in support of production needs
• Additional responsibilities as assigned

Qualified candidates will have exceptional research, writing, communication and presentation skills along with the ability to meet deadlines and work in a dynamic news environment. Additional qualifications include:
• A minimum of six (6) years of experience in television and multi-media production, at least two of which will have been spent producing daily or weekly news/public affairs segments and programs;
• Exceptional editorial skills;
• Knowledge of VMix, Riverside.fm, Zoom and other digital platforms as well as control room management for both live and taped programming;
• Proficiency with Adobe Premier editing systems and consumer video and audio equipment;
• Knowledge of online and social media platforms;
• Solid knowledge of local and national news and ability to create an in-depth, visually exciting content and programming;
• Ability to adapt during breaking news, to program and anchor style and to produce quality work quickly;

The successful candidate will be an effective team leader with the ability to manage people and mentor junior staff.

Candidates experienced with Dalet are preferred.


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