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This position is a vital team member of IU-Radio/Television Services / WFIU Public Radio / WTIU Public TV, and the Production unit behind our award-winning productions.
The Senior Producer/Director & Managing Producer will work as a Senior Producer/Director on both public media projects (for web, radio, television : long form, short form, social, series) and University projects (for web: corporate video, events support, long form, short form, social media). The Senior Producer/Director & Managing Producer will directly supervise and manage select production unit Producers, Directors, Associate Producers, and student Interns. The position reports to the Assistant General Manager, Content & Production.
Creates a variety of content for multiple media platforms, including radio, television, podcast, and online productions, that aligns with marketing goals and meets production standards and deadlines.
Oversees the entire content production cycle: studies topics of content focus, selects relevant literature and performers, conducts interviews, writes scripts, and produces segments.
Hosts live and produced on-air and online programming for regular and scheduled programs, ad hoc programs, and on-air and online fund drives.
Consults with staff on content development and multi-platform production and delivery.
Monitors and reports on digital industry trends to advance audience-building strategies.
May manage social media content and activity.
May provide guidance to lower-level Multimedia Producers or temporary staff
Bachelor's degree in broadcast media, journalism, liberal arts, music, or a related field
2 years in a related field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Knowledge of and/or ability to learn relevant editing and design software
Clear demonstration of writing technique
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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