Senior Producer, AirTalk #211-12
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Business Group:||Southern California Public Radio|
Oversee all aspects of production for daily public affairs/talk program AirTalk. Lead and supervise producers, interns and volunteers. Ensure program consistently meets the highest journalistic standards of fairness and professionalism. Coordinate production of online content with digital team.
Serve as the leader of the program, with external focus and functions
Communicates the vision of the program to the staff and collaborates with other programs/newsroom around program and newsroom vision
Ultimately responsible for the programs overall tone and balance.
Consistently assess the programs content and priorities.
Ensure each days broadcast is of the highest standards and quality.
Work closely with the show host making content and editorial decisions.
Supervise editing and post production
Supervise production and presentation of programs online and social media content
Assist with managing the budget
Hire and lead staff by;
o Creating a culture of constructive performance coaching and regular, on-going feedback.
o Encouraging creativity, invention and productivity.
o Embracing diversity in staff make-up.
o Creating and encouraging individualized development opportunities and plans for staff.
Make daily and longer-term assignments.
Originate story ideas for the program and produce segments.
Line produce live broadcast of the program.
Develop and produce special programs and remote broadcasts.
Cultivate sources at publishing houses, local universities, government agencies, community organizations, media outlets and others.
Collaborate with other talk shows and reporters.
Collaborate with Operations on engineering and equipment issues.
Collaborate with Membership during fund drives.
Assists with fundraising as appropriate
Oversee archiving of the program.
Oversee production of promos.
Other duties as assigned
|Qualifications:||Required Education and Experience:|
Bachelors Degree in broadcast journalism or related field.
Ten or more years experience, including one year experience managing the work of others.
Three to five years experience managing a show
Supervisory/management experience is required - must demonstrate an ability to foster high standards and an ability to coach, inspire and lead.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to produce programs that meet SCPR standards
Proven ability to contribute to a positive, diverse, creative, high performance culture
Ability to advocate for program/resources/staff
Supervisory skills and ability to recruit, coach and develop talent
Leadership and personnel skills and ability to inspire and lead the staff.
Ability to lead and manage change
Skill and experience in budget management
Ability to evaluate content/quality/sound and act decisively with sound management
Knowledge of new media applications for digital distribution, audience engagement and community networking
Ability to think and plan strategically
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships and represent program internally and externally
Ability to maintain high journalistic and production standards under deadline pressure.
Digital Editing skills (ProTools or other).
Strong research skills.
Ability to deal with a broad variety of complex projects and assignments that may have impact across divisions
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