Job Application - WNY Public Broadcasting Association

Job Posting OPEN

Content Producer

 

 

Buffalo Toronto Public Media is your local source for television and radio –

WNED PBS, WNED PBS KIDS, WNED Create, WBFO NPR, WNED Classical, and WBFO The Bridge!

 

We reach Western New York and Southern Ontario and can be streamed from your favorite device.

 

Engaging our communities through exploration and entertainment—everywhere.

 

We’re looking for a Content Producer!

 

What you’ll be doing:

The Content Producer is responsible for coordinating and managing all aspects of assigned productions, including research, writing, budgeting, development of production schedule, field and studio production, post-production and delivery.  This position can be hybrid – a blend of remote and in-office work. In summary, this individual will:

  • Manage assigned broadcast and digital content projects
  • Monitor all production activity and internal and external costs for assigned projects
  • Work with Chief Content Officer and Executive Producer in the development of projects, including research, writing, and crafting of content ideas, proposals and budgets
  • Determine project risk on an ongoing basis, addressing issues as needed
  • Direct single camera field productions; operates field equipment as required 
  • Serve as Studio Producer / Field Producer
  • Prepare and write scripts and supervises the editing process

 

What you’ll need:

  • Minimum of Bachelor degree in film/media production, journalism, or related field OR four (4) years of equivalent experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Producer working on a variety of digital and broadcast projects
  • Demonstrated experience in producing both long-form and short-form content for digital and broadcast platforms
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office or similar programs
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite, including familiarity with Adobe Audition, preferred
  • Knowledge of editing software programs, including AVID, a plus
  • Demonstrated ability of successfully building relationships and key partnerships in production sectors
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with high-level of presentation ability; confident and comfortable with public-speaking
  • Must be well-organized, creative, have exceptional attention to detail and capable of working independently
  • Exceptional project and time management skills with the ability to manage concurrent projects
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and continually shows initiative
  • Technical ability and skills to operate production equipment

 

Why BTPM?

Because we’re awesome!  You won’t find a better group of talented, energetic people dedicated to quality content and reaching the various communities of our region.  We are proud of our culture and promote a realistic balance of both work and personal life.  Our benefits package is fantastic and we have free parking!

 

Salary and Benefits:

This is a full-time, exempt salaried position and starting pay will be based on education, experience and interview. 

Starting range: $52k -$65k. 

  • 12 paid holidays
  • 3 weeks of paid Vacation
  • Sick time (accrued)
  • Medical, Dental, Life, Vision Short- & Long-Term Disability insurance options
  • Health Savings Account (for applicable plans) with employer contribution
  • Flex Spending Account option
  • Voluntary Life, Accident, Critical Illness coverage options
  • Identity Protection option
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance (based on eligibility)
  • Retirement Plan with 7.5% employer match (based on eligibility)

 

Buffalo Toronto Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion.