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    Classified Staff Job Description

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    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 060720
    Title: Television Producer / Director
    Pay Grade: 41
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Produces, directs and writes educational, instructional or public interest material for on-air broadcast as assigned. Coordinates activities of assigned staff during productions.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This classification is first in a series of two classifications and is distinguished from the Television Producer/Director, Senior level in that topics are typically assigned by supervisor. Incumbents in this classification are required to work within deadlines inherent to the broadcast industry.

    Example of Duties:
    • Coordinates the activities of staff assigned to the production.
    • Produces, writes and directs instructional videos, promotional campaigns or public events programs including editorial changes, techniques, graphics and conceptual design.
    • Conducts necessary research to obtain information required to develop the story or concept.
    • Co-produces membership or fundraising campaigns according to established concepts; produces and directs promotional breaks in campaigns; schedules and trains on-air talent; compiles statistics on effectiveness of the campaign and conducts promotional analysis.
    • Prepares necessary reports or maintains log of production activities.
    • Assembles and edits story, promotional segment or video to ensure visual cohesiveness by assessing narrative and visual content.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of broadcast rules and regulations.
    • Knowledge of broadcast production techniques.
    • Knowledge of equipment utilized in production and editing.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Broadcasting, Communications or related field AND two years experience in writing/producing/directing programs in studio and on location; OR,
      • Six years experience in writing/producing/directing programs in studio and on location; OR,
      • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.

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