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Visual Producer and Researcher

Visual Producer and Researcher

The Real News Network is currently seeking an experienced Producer and Researcher to join our team in Baltimore, MD.

About Us:

The Real News Network (TRNN) is a news and documentary network producing independent and uncompromising journalism. We produce daily news pieces with a global and local focus which are viewed over 6 million times a month. The network is non-profit, supported by members, individual donors and foundations. We do not accept advertising or funding from any government or corporation.

Job Summary:

The Producer and Researcher will oversee the daily distribution of content into a range of broadcast channels and media outlets, manage editorial calendars, identify content needs, meet high-volume content goals, and liaise with editorial and production staff to define and develop compelling content offerings for various partners.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Pitch national and international news stories daily

  • Assist with content research and story development

  • Work with and support producers and editing staff to enhance news pieces by locating relevant videos, graphics, charts and other visual elements

  • Work with studio technicians to produce interviews as they take place, indicating where visual elements should be added, including during live shoots

  • Manage relationships with visual news services, such as Reuters, Getty Images, and AP

  • Meeting daily deadlines in a high-energy working environment

  • Post-produce and edit news pieces with Adobe Premiere

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Broadcasting or related field; or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in editorial and content curation, packaging and/or distribution for an online publisher or media outlet

  • Proven experience analyzing performance and customer data in order to make informed programming recommendations based on those results

  • Demonstrated success in identifying categories of content that can be developed to expand and optimize program offerings

  • Expert project management skills with proven capacity to meet and exceed editorial objectives and deadlines

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent management skills

  • Knowledge of national and international political and social affairs, and interest in upkeep with the news cycle

  • Ability to complete tasks and calmly maintain order in high-stress situations

  • Excellent organizational and logistics expertise

  • Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile

  • Strong computer skills, with basic understanding of multimedia file formats

  • News research skills preferred

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary; commensurate with experience

  • Benefits package available

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