job posting: Online Video Producer, NPR
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Position: Online Video Producer, NPR
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.
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.
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.
Significant daily news experience; experience with desktop editing and
NPR is a growing multi-media broadcast operation. We offer a
competitive salary and excellent benefits, including three weeks of
**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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