American History TV Associate Producer - Temporary
C-SPAN - Washington, DC

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DESCRIPTION

GENERAL FUNCTION:
To research, generate and produce programming related to American History on all
C-SPAN platforms: television, radio, on-line, and social media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepare programs for air, including logging AHTV programs, and selecting program portions and clips.
  • Write scripts and graphics. Type up on-air graphics (Camio).
  • Enter detailed and accurate information about AHTV programs into computerized tape library system (Aquarius) and web content management system (Ektron).
  • Liaison with web, radio, and media relations for AHTV.
  • Produce and/or assist in control room during live AHTV programming.
  • General research related to American History events, including local and out of town events, and gather event logistics.
  • Research primary source American history outlets for archival material, including presidential libraries, network television archives and other repositories of film and audio material, subsequently bringing this material to air.
  • Other duties as assigned.
BACKGROUND/SKILLS:
  • Bachelor's Degree in American History, Political Science, Communications, Radio-TV-Film, Journalism or related field.
  • Minimum three years related work experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and work experience in American history and public affairs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Production experience, including shooting, editing, studio and field producing, is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Flexibility to work varied schedules, including weekends and evenings.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, consistently meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and consistently perform in a highly detailed environment.

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