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Associate Producer, Local Projects

Posting Date: June 24, 2014
Department: Production & Creative Services
Status: Full-time
Exempt Status: Exempt
Grant End Date: June 24, 2014

Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Production & Creative Services, participate in producing local programs, interstitials and special projects for WETA-TV.


  • Assist in producing local programs and special projects focusing on activities and interests in the WETA-TV viewing area.
  • Coordinate location and studio shoots with production staff and on-camera talent.
  • Oversee production of  “Around Town” segments, including topic selection, talent coordination, studio and location shoots, and edit sessions
  • Write and edit teleprompter copy for local productions.
  • Research, gather and organize footage and photos in support of local projects.
  • Oversee edit sessions, voiceover sessions, and delivery of production materials.
  • Maintain social media presence for local productions.
  • Fill out production reports, payment requests, and associated paperwork.   
  • Coordinate timely flow of information and materials to other WETA departments.
  • Help prepare and deliver materials to technical staff for local broadcast.
  • Arrange for dubs and label tapes as needed.
  • Oversee recruitment, selection, and work of department interns, as needed.
  • Participate in special projects and perform additional duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of a variety of field and studio television production techniques.
  • Knowledge of and ability to create content for social media sites and familiarity with non-linear video editing. 
  • Detail-oriented with ability to accurately handle a large volume of information.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong understanding and application of computer technology to efficiently accomplish work, using Microsoft Office programs, email, Internet, database management software. 
  • Excellent written and oral communications and interpersonal skills, plus the ability to work with a wide range of clients. 
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team, in an environment of multiple projects, priorities and deadlines.
  • Familiarity with archival materials and databases.


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field.
  • Minimum two years experience in television production and postproduction.

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