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Producer, NJ PBS

Job ID: 8130
Job Views: 340
Location: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Postal Code: 07102
Job Category: Television,Online | New Media
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: 70000 per year
Posted: 11.11.2022

Job Description

NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS, headquartered at the Agnes Varis NJ PBS Studio in Newark and New Jersey City University, strives to engage the community and increase public awareness of critical local issues.  

The Producer will pitch story ideas, research, coordinate and plan interview segments or reporter packages for the NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS broadcast with Briana Vannozzi. Segments or packages are between 2 and 5 minutes in length, possibly with emphasis in a particular subject area. The Producer will also work closely with an assigned reporter, the editorial team, graphics team, editing team during all stages of the production process from story development through post-production. Additional duties, as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications include:

• A minimum of five (5) years of experience in TV news production;
• Strong research, news writing and copyediting skills; 
• Exceptional ability to write for video and edit using Adobe Premiere;
• Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines; 
• Knowledge of up to date graphics creation and live video production processes; 
• An understanding or NJ issues, stories and politics 

Apply online at NJTV Careers

Public Media NJ 
Gateway 2, 283-299 Market Street 
Newark, NJ 07102 

The WNET Group believes that diversity is about learning from others who are not the same, and that differences such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, and other statutorily protected characteristics or other ideologies can enhance the work we do in public media. We believe that as a diverse and inclusive organization, recognizing the unique and multiple perspectives of our employees, we can better fulfill our mission. As a public media institution, our message is enhanced by our diverse workforce where everyone is empowered to make a difference.

WNET is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

The WNET Group offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a supportive working environment.  Salary ranges are based on benchmarked nonprofit and industry related data provided by an outside consulting firm and are commensurate with skills and experience. The hiring salary range for this position is $68,000 - $80,000.00.  Internal equity considerations will be reviewed before making a final offer.

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