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  • Andy Carvin
    fyi... -andy Position: Online Video Producer, NPR Washington D.C. NPR.org is looking for a creative video producer with passion and skills for working in
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 1, 2007
      fyi... -andy


      Position: Online Video Producer, NPR
      Washington D.C.


      NPR.org is looking for a creative video producer with passion and
      skills for working in multiple media to join the talented team that is
      turning NPR.org into one of the premier news, music and information
      sites on the Web. Help develop the stories and strategy that translate
      NPR's signature style of in-depth journalist to a new medium.

      DUTIES:

      Pitches story ideas and follows through on them; shoots and/or edits
      video on news, arts and music subjects; helps develop a strategy that
      makes use of original and third-party video to create compelling video
      stories for NPR.org, NPR podcasts and other platforms; develops ideas
      and approaches for video series or recurring features; makes and
      manages assignments to outside videographers or producers; helps
      create pieces that use video in combination with other media;
      cultivates relationships with news agencies, videographers,
      independent producers, archives and other sources of video material;
      develops editorial, visual and technical standards and styles for
      using video; helps the producing staff make better use of video; and
      arranges training and mentors producers.

      REQUIRES:

      Five years television and/or professional video experience in a news
      or documentary setting; must be an idea machine with the skills to
      follow through; expert in video shooting and editing; demonstrated
      excellence as a writer and visual storyteller; experience working on a
      Web publication or demonstrable passion for new-media platforms, tools
      and approaches; experience maintaining high journalistic standards
      under deadline pressure, including standards of objectivity, balance
      and fairness; familiarity with a variety of computer systems and
      software applications; and ability to adapt to changes in equipment,
      software and workflow.

      PREFERRED:

      Significant daily news experience; experience with desktop editing and
      production tools.

      NPR is a growing multi-media broadcast operation. We offer a
      competitive salary and excellent benefits, including three weeks of
      annual leave.

      **Please include a reel showing samples of news and documentary work
      (DVD or CD-ROM preferred; VHS accepted), along with URLs of online
      projects if available when submitting resume for this position.

      To apply, send cover letter and resume, identifying position by number
      (#JJ1594) and title, to: NPR: Human Resources Department; 635
      Massachusetts Ave., NW; Washington, DC 20001-3753; Fax
      202-513-3047;E-mail - employment@....

      National Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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      andy carvin
      andycarvin at yahoo com
      www.andycarvin.com
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