Job Description:

Main Purpose of Job

This position acts as an on-air talent and field producer for MotorWeek. Duties will include research of topics, writing script treatments and final drafts, producing field shoots, supervising editing and graphics for assigned segments, on-camera presentation, and other related duties as needed. Annual deliverables may include producing and/or hosting feature segments of approximately 4 minutes duration, short-format segments of 1 to 3 minutes duration (Clean Cities Success Stories, GEAR, underwriter promotional spots, etc.) along with occasional on-air appearance in Road Test segments and reasonable travel for shoots, show promotion and press events. This person will also undertake certain administrative functions to assist with the daily production duties of the show.

Note: This position includes nights and weekends, and occasionally working outdoors in adverse weather conditions.

 This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Research topics, writing script treatments and final drafts

  • Producing field shoots, supervising editing and graphics for assigned segments, on camera presentation

  • Produce and/or host feature segments, short formal segments along with occasional on-air appearance in Road test segments

  • Availability for national and international travel for shoots, show promotion and press events as needed

  • Administrative duties to assist with show production

  • Frequent day and overnight travel up to approximately 40 nights per year

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor's degree in TV production, film or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: At least two (2) years television production and on-camera experience.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.  

  • Documented consumer reporting

  • Documented experience in writing for television

  • Knowledge of auto industry and related topics

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Candidates are encouraged to include a link to an on-camera demo reel and resume with their application. 

If you have difficulties uploading your resume within your application, you can email your document directly to jjones@mpt.org

The interview process will include a screen test.

Job Location: 
Owings Mills, MD
United States
Job Category: 
Reporting
Producer
Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Job Type: 
Full time
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Minimum Salary: 
$43,929
Maximum Salary: 
$56,126
Phone: 
(410) 581-4267
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