Director, Program & Production

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
21 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 5154/J2017

Job Description

Direct the nationally distributed production of the live daily news magazine Here & Now, broadcast noon-2pm. Integrate segments of the program including news interviews with audio segments and produce pieceswith two hosts. Ensure that live broadcast adheres to a broadcast clock. Communicate directly with Here & Now's Hosts and the Technical Director during each live broadcast in consultation with Here & Now's Senior Managing Editor and Here & Now's Executive Producer. Oversee writing and production of all billboards and promotional material for the daily program supervising the hosts and Technical Director to write and produce billboards and promotional spots for daily broadcast. Reviewand refine host and producers copy, making changes for clarity, accuracy and grammar. Oversee daily editorial meetings for Here & Now with the Executive Producer. Monitor news sources (Twitter, internet, wire-service, sources, newspapers and magazine) for segment ideas. Coordinate with Here & Nows Senior Producer to plan ahead for special interviews, field segments and series with hosts and producers. Ensure segments and sound elements for the Noon program are produced and ready for broadcast including 'taped' stories, pre-produced segments and live interviews with the hosts in the studio. Ensure segments are timed out properly to adhere to broadcast clock. Oversee the production of live inserts 'updates' in the rollover of Here & Now between 2-4pm. Plan and contribute editorial oversight with web department and producers of digital content related to Here & Now segments. Plan and contribute editorial ideas with Senior Managing Editor and Executive Producer for Here & Now.

Required Skills

B.A./B.S., one to three years of experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular