Job Title: Associate Producer (OPS) – WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel
Job ID: 56403
Posted Date: 2023-10-27
Close Date: Open until filled
Job Family: OPS
Department: WFSU Florida Channel
With offices and studio located on the 9th floor of the state Capitol building in Tallahassee, FL, The Florida Channel (TFC) produces programming covering all three branches of state government, and is Florida’s primary source for live, unedited coverage of the Governor and Cabinet, the Legislature, and the Supreme Court. TFC programming is carried by PBS stations throughout Florida as one of their digital sub-channels and delivered statewide by satellite to other program distributors. Live streamed events and archived content are also available online at https://TheFloridaChannel.org.
Researches information to be used in programs and program segments; compiles information for graphics or other visual elements included in a program or program segment; selects bites and video for packages; logs tapes and meetings; covers events as well as assists the producer with numerous duties required to produce Capitol Update.
Provides production and administrative support such as running teleprompter for programs and answering phones/making calls.
Serves as Grip for production crews working on segments for Capitol Update, Florida Crossroads and TFC: helps with set up and pack up of equipment; helps reporters gather information needed to conduct interviews.
Writes news reports. Serves as backup producer for News Brief and Capitol Update.
High school diploma or equivalency and four years of experience related to the duties of the position; or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to four years in the same.
Strong writing and research skills.
Experience writing on deadline.
The ability to think creatively and carry out specific program concepts after receiving general guidance – but with limited supervision.
Attention to detail; effective time-management and organizational skills.
The ability to work as part of a team on tight deadlines.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal with fast-changing situations.
A valid Florida or Georgia driver’s license or the ability to obtain prior to hire.