Job Description:

Working closely with APT’s Exchange Content department and Communications department, suppliers of Exchange programs, and presenting station publicists, the Exchange Content Communications Editor assures the timely distribution of quality program information and press materials to licensed public television stations and the media to assure program publicity as appropriate. The editor prepares and edits program descriptions for Exchange marketing screenings for public television stations, manages the Exchange online program image and asset catalog and oversees Exchange’s Communications activities in print and online.  The Communications Editor also contributes to APT communications, especially surrounding promotional priorities and helping stations prioritize APT content.

   For Licensing Stations:

  • Creates and edits program descriptions, key metadata, and scripts for teleconference screenings
  • Creates and updates individual catalog pages on APT website with press kits, episode listings, web links, merchandise information, photography, online content, and other assets
  • Handles all aspects of soliciting and obtaining content promos to stream on APT website
  • Ensures American Public Television is acknowledged in station-created ads, press materials and on program-related websites
  • Provides producers with technical specs and delivery requirements for program promos, screens delivered promos, and ensures the timely posting of the content by IT
  • Composes content for monthly promotional email blasts
  • Contributes story ideas, provides copy for, and edits monthly station newsletter and website
  • Assists in the coordination of events for on-site screening, including solicitation and receipt of program promotional item contributions
  • Assists VP of Exchange & Digital Services with research and administration related to APT's multicast channels, Create and World

   For Press:

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Limited travel
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Job Location: 
Boston, MA
United States
Job Category: 
Monday, June 15, 2020
Job Type: 
Full time
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This job description is intended to be general and will evolve over time.  The description is subject to periodic updating.  At management's discretion, the employee may be assigned different or additional duties from time to time.  APT offers generous benefits, competitive salaries, and a dynamic work environment.  Send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements by email to  For required qualifications and the complete job description, please visit:

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