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Television Staff Producer I/Ii/Iii - WCMU Public Media

Television Staff Producer I/Ii/Iii Position Number: S-3038 Type of Recruitment: External

Position Summary: This position is designed for either the recent graduate who desires a career in broadcasting and seeks valuable post-graduate experience or experienced broadcasters. Individuals who start as a Television Staff Producer I have the opportunity to progress to the II and III levels after gaining experience, expertise and fulfilling the minimum requirements of the next level. Individuals hired at the Television Staff Producer III level must be an experienced broadcaster with the ability to create compelling content distributed to a variety of platforms.

Duties & Responsibilities: Television Staff Producer I (BR-1): Assists in the development of television programs and materials. Researches program topics. Assists in the development of interview questions. Acts as on-camera talent as needed. Contributes to non-linear editing projects.

Television Staff Producer II (BR-2): Develops segments for inclusion in television programs. Researches program topics. Develops interview questions. Acts as on-camera talent. Completes basic non-linear editing assignments. Other duties as assigned.

Television Staff Producer III (BR-3): Research, write, and edit scripts for video projects. Produce live, multi-camera events, programs, and segments. Produce taped interviews for short and long form field productions. Act as on-camera host for various productions including fundraising as needed. Develop and produce compelling new programming as needed. Assist with in-studio and field productions. Must be willing and able to work a varied schedule. Other duties as assigned.

Supervision Exercised: None. Employee Group: Public Broadcasting - Hourly Staff Pay Level: 1 Pay Range: $17.00 - $25.00 Division: Government and External Relations Department: Public Broadcasting Position Status: Regular Position End Date: Employment Status: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Position Type: 12 month Weekly Work Schedule: M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; schedule may vary. Location: Mount Pleasant, MI Posting Ends: Open Until Filled: Yes

About the Department: About CMU: Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives. We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence. CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more. Central is home to 17 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more.

Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17. CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant. Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city’s central location in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

CMU Leadership Standards: Central Michigan University is a place where we value students and work for their success, where we act as family, and where employees are engaged, appreciated and have extraordinary opportunities to make a difference. We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams. Please review the before applying for this position.

Message to Applicants: Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community. You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position. Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.

To apply, visit CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see I

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Required Qualifications: Television Staff Producer I (BR-1): Education equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcasting, Speech or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experience in on-camera situations, including impromptu interview questioning and scripted situations. General knowledge of non-linear editing and studio situations. Ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships with faculty, students, visitors and fellow work associates. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image. Ability to perform the essential functions and requirements of the job.

Television Staff Producer II (BR-2): All minimum qualifications listed for a Television Staff Producer I (BR-1) Two years of successful experience in on-camera situations, with increasing responsibilities. Acquisition and successful demonstration of capabilities in basic non- linear editing. Demonstrated ability to develop program segments. Demonstrated ability to formulate interview segments & questions.

Television Staff Producer III (BR-3): Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcasting or related field or equivalent work experience. Four years of experience on-camera hosting and/or live field work including scripted and unscripted productions. Ability to work a varied work schedule, including evenings and weekends and must be willing to travel. Demonstrated experience and proficiency in field and studio productions. Proven ability to research, develop, and script long and short form productions. Demonstrated ability to produce compelling programs, long and short form segments for television, web and other platforms. Demonstrated ability to project a positive image and maintain positive interpersonal relationship with faculty, students, visitors, colleagues and the public. Possess strong oral and written communication skills, both formal and informal. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines. Must be a highly organized and detail oriented team player. Preferred Qualifications: Television Staff Producer III (BR-3): Experience working in a unionized workplace. Experience supervising interns and students.

How to apply:    To apply, visit

Application Deadline    6/14/2024

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Job Type : Full-Time

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