Associate Producer, NJTV

Job Title
Associate Producer, NJTV
Open Position ID
Newark,  NJ 07102
Other Location


The Associate Producer is responsible for content development and production for a variety of video/web and current event based projects for NJTV, and is accountable for program coordination and development. The Associate Producer works with production staff to create and produce creative and, impactful content. In addition, this position facilitates the workflow from pre-through post-production to meet project requirements and help maintain a cohesive creative vision.   Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Conducts in-depth research via multiple sources to develop and validate program content
  • Leverages research and other outside data to conceptualize and promote (“pitch”) program format (s)
  • Develops essays and, reviews/edits program scripts/narratives
  • Coordinates logistical activities (scheduling, booking quests, locations, releases, equipment, etc.) of production support team
  • Regularly shoots “on location” video in support of project requirements
  • Reviews, formats and ingests raw footage as appropriate in preparation for formal editing process
  • Assist with graphics, gather archival footage and interactive materials for both television and web use.
Required Skills

• BA/BS in Media Studies, Communications, Liberal Arts or Journalism or equivalent with 2-4 years broadcast experience (preferably in a Newsroom environment)
• Experience with professional hand held video and audio equipment and lighting
• Excellent copy editing and news story/headline writing skills
• Superior organizational, interpersonal and project management skills
Optional Skills

Candidates with experience shooting and editing video using Premiere are preferred.

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