Job Description:

The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority announces the opening of the position titled PRODUCTION MANAGER for the OETA Production Department, which produces television programs and video content of various lengths. Applications will be taken through 4/1/2018, but if necessary the date may be extended to fill the position. The most qualified candidate(s) will be contacted for an interview.



Supervise, train and schedule personnel for the OETA production department. Operate HD control room and support equipment, and non-linear editing equipment. Provide daily oversight of production personnel in proper equipment operation. Coordinate all in-studio production, including sets, lighting, audio equipment, and cameras. Research and plan budgets for outside productions as needed. Appropriately represent OETA production as needed in planning for internal and external productions. Duties may also include serving as project producer, production editing, directing, writing, camera operation, lighting supervision, and other production staff duties. Train employees in proper procedures and operation of equipment per the OETA standard.  Set acceptable standards of television production with regard to availability of equipment and crew to use the equipment.  Research and assimilate new technologies and procedures involving shooting, editing, writing, directing and producing of video productions. Will also provide or assign staff to provide program content for web use and social media as needed while working with OETA promotion and digital specialist. Whenever possible, work schedules will be adjusted to compensate for assignments other than Monday through Friday 8:30-5:30. Expenses will be reimbursed at rates provided by Oklahoma law



College degree in television production or associated study preferred. Work experience with contemporary production facilities, studio broadcast quality television cameras and non-linear editors. Experience in HD production is a plus. Extensive work experience in a broadcast environment may be substituted for formal education. Knowledge and understanding of all the technical components of television production are a must. Ability to creatively produce television programs or segments, and pass those skills on to staff is a must. Operational knowledge and experience in non-linear editing systems such as Avid is required. Valid Oklahoma driver’s license required. Must work cooperatively with other departments and personnel, as well as outside individuals who are partners with OETA. Knowledge of Oklahoma politics, law, issues, economy, geography, traditions, lifestyles, and interests will be very helpful.  An ability to work efficiently and diplomatically with others under deadline pressure while maintaining high standards and quality control is essential.


Ability to demonstrate production skills via video examples is required.

Job Location: 
Oklahoma City, OK
United States
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Full time
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HOW TO APPLY: Download applications from  Send application/resume to OETA, Human Resources, P.O. Box 14190, Oklahoma City, OK  73113  (405) 848-8501 or email


(405) 848-8501
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