20130620_news_careers3WCNY provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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Associate Producer

Part-time (30 hours per week)

WCNY, Central New York’s public broadcasting company, seeks a motivated and experienced part-time Associate Producer.  The Associate Producer is responsible for assisting in the production of various studio and remote projects as assigned by the Director of TV Production and/or the VP of Broadcasting.  Will also be responsible for assisting in gathering, writing and editing content for multiple platforms.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, research and write assigned production projects and programs.
  • Arrange, in concert with appropriate station personnel, suitable facilities and support services   toward the effective completion of each project.
  • Write, edit, and shoot on various media platforms where assigned by the Director of TV Production and/or VP, Broadcasting.
  • Serve as a writer, editor, videographer, and/or talent where assigned on a project by the Director of TV Production.
  • Participate in WCNY-TV programs, fundraisers, and station awareness projects as requested.
  • Work closely with Director/Producer and Director of TV Production to determine content needs.
  • Assist in the development of content for multiple platforms.
  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment and journalistic ethics.
  • Pre-interview guests, book shows and research developing show topics.
  • Post content to station’s websites.
  • Other assignments as needed.

Credentials and Experience:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including grammar, storytelling abilities and        news judgment.
  • Understanding of lighting, set design and post-production.
  • Program production and non-linear based editing skills.
  • Detail oriented and ability to handle various tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under deadlines.
  • 1-2 years of broadcasting experience.
  • College degree in Electronic Media Communications/Television/Radio.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, speak, and listen.  The employee frequently is required to use hands, fingers and arms.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


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You can also mail your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Vice President of Human Resources
415 W. Fayette St.
PO Box 2400
Syracuse, NY 13204

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