Technical Media Producer
About the Opportunity
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Innovation News Center seeks a Technical Media Producer to be directly involved in production of daily news products and produce content for live and pre-recorded WUFT and WRUF programs, including but not limited to news, sports and weather, for distribution on all media platforms including WUFT-TV/FM, WRUF-TV/FM, WUFT.org, WRUF.com, FPREN, all station social media accounts and mobile apps. Programs may be in studio or remote productions.
Technical Media Producers of the INC must embrace our dual mission which is to prepare UF College of Journalism & Communications students for the workforce through instructional coursework and immersion experiences while serving the greater Gainesville community.
About the Innovation New Center (INC)
The Innovation News Center (INC) is a state-of-the-art professional newsroom at the University of Florida (UF) College of Journalism and Communications (CJC), which is one of the top communication programs in the country. The INC, home of the College’s news, weather and sports operations, is a two-story, 14,000-square-foot facility providing hands-on learning opportunities for more than 400 students each semester. Students work alongside professionals to produce and edit content for seven media properties and companion digital platforms, including the local NPR, PBS and ESPN affiliates, as well as the Spanish-language news operation of Noticias and the Fresh Take Florida news service. All properties are housed at the College.
To learn more about the INC: https://www.jou.ufl.edu/home/main-immersion/inc/
About the College of Journalism and Communications
The College of Journalism and Communications is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) and is home to four departments – Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, and Telecommunication. The college provides hands-on learning immersion experiences through the Innovation News Center, The Agency, Frank gatherings, the Division of Multimedia Properties, the Summer Media Institute, undergraduate research, various extracurricular groups and activities, etc. To learn more: https://www.jou.ufl.edu/this-is-cjc/
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in also aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits and trainings.
About the City of Gainesville
Gainesville (http://cityofgainesville.org) is home to Florida's largest and oldest university, and so is one of the state's centers of education, medicine, cultural events and athletics. Additionally, the city owns a regional transit system, a regional airport, and a 72-par championship golf course. Known for its preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of its natural surroundings, Gainesville's numerous parks, museums and lakes provide entertainment to thousands of visitors. Because of its beautiful landscape and urban "forest," Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida.
Explore Gainesville in 60 Seconds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=e_7nUKAFanM&skip_registered_account_check=true
$40,000 - $45,000
Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in broadcast reporting and/or editing production experience in a radio or tv news operation; knowledge of editing software (i.e. Adobe Creative Cloud) and audio & video production techniques; solid news judgment and knowledge of journalistic principles, ethics and standards; strong writing, editing and story organization skills; ability to edit for and publish on a variety of platforms and mediums (radio, tv, web, mobile, social media); remote broadcasting experience; knowledge of content management systems; ability to multi-task and work under deadline pressure; experience working in a diverse news environment desired; Coverage planning; Spanish-speaking proficiency a plus.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
Must submit cover letter, resume and list of professional references
This is an office-based position located in Weimer Hall on the main UF campus.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.