The Video Producer is responsible for helping develop and execute the production/editing standards for Local Now. She/he will incorporate a distinctive approach to writing, shooting, editing and producing content while adhering to defined editorial and journalistic standards. The emphasis will be developing a compelling visual voice and style that’s easily scalable across news and feature segments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

-Develop a rapid prototyping process to create new pilots on a regular basis.
-Create templates to allow efficient replication of approved concepts.
-Guide/mentor associate producers on editing video, packages, special projects, shooting.
-Excellent communication and organizational skills.
-Work well under pressure, within a team environment and have the ability to think outside-the-box when it comes to creating video content.
-Able to apply critical and strategic thinking, handle stress, be quick-thinking and accurate.
-Work with producers, associate producers and management to execute cross-platform coverage of major news coverage, breaking events and feature segments.
-Must have a knowledge of social media and understand what drives users to engage with Local Now’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.

Experience / Skills

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

-Bachelor degree in communications, journalism, TV/Web production or related subject preferred
-Minimum 3 years’ experience producing digital content at a major news network or online news publication
-Must have expert level experience with all aspects of digital video production

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

-Proven knowledge of online production and multimedia storytelling, online publishing systems and technologies
-Demonstrate knowledge of online production and multimedia storytelling, and working knowledge of online publishing systems and technologies
-Demonstrate leadership and employee development skills
Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
-Demonstrate organizational and time management skills and work well under deadline pressure
-Strong analytical ability
-Works well in collaborative environment
-Must be able to lift, carry and transport heavy production equipment on a regular basis