Job Description:

Associate Producer, Local Projects

Full-time, Regular

Reports to: Senior Director, Production and Creative Services

We’re looking to hire an Associate Producer for our Local Television team. In this role, you’ll participate in producing local programs, interstitials, and special projects for WETA-TV.

On an average day, you can expect to:

  • Research to support a production.
  • Coordinate and organize shoots, archival footage, and edit sessions.
  • Some administrative support.

What success looks like:

  • After 60 days, you’ll know and understand what productions are in the pipeline and where they are in production
  • After 120 days, you’ll have relationships with key players and be able to see the impact your work is having on our productions.

You must have:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Understanding of media management technology, including basic non-linear editing, transcoding, clipping and logging.
  • Experience successfully working independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple deadlines.

You should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, or related field.
  • 2+ years’ experience in television production and postproduction (or equivalent combination of education and experience).

About us:

Founded in 1961, WETA is Washington, DC’s leading public broadcasting station. As a PBS and NPR member, we not only serve the DC metro area with our local programming and classical radio station, but also the nation with Washington Week, PBS NewsHour, and our partnerships with Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Our staff comes from very diverse backgrounds, but we all have one thing in common; we believe in our mission and the service we provide to the public.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.




Job Location: 
Arlington, VA
United States
Job Category: 
Job Type: 
Full time