Alaska Public Media is recruiting an experienced journalist for Alaska’s Energy Desk, our Alaska Regional Journalism Collaboration (RJC), funded by a major grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The partner organizations have dedicated a team of reporters, editors and producers to provide in-depth coverage of energy and environment issues in Alaska for statewide and national audiences. This is an exciting opportunity to work on high impact journalism at a dynamic time in Alaska.

The Digital Media Producer will provide regular video content for Alaska’s Energy Desk including feature videos, web graphics and photos. The Digital Media producer will assist in building, and occasionally maintaining, the website and social media presence for Alaska’s Energy Desk.

Alaska Public Media is the source for NPR radio and PBS television for Southcentral Alaska and stewards a statewide news service.

Essential Functions:

The Digital Media Producer will:

  • Produce and edit regular news and video features on energy and environment topics for web, TV and radio.
  • Assist reporters and producers in posting multimedia news and public affairs content.
  • Help maintain a regular web/social media presence.
  • Collect and analyze web and social media analytical data and use findings to direct content presentation.
    Produce video stories for special projects, series and engagement events.
  • Participate in various programming, news, and public affairs production initiatives.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience recording and editing audio and video for TV, film or Web.
  • Experience working with various audio and video editing systems, including Avid, Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in field videography and operation of most field video cameras, recorders, sound and lighting equipment.
  • Ability to meet various deadlines.
  • Experience working in news.
  • Must be able to concentrate on details and process complex information while experiencing frequent interruptions and deadline pressures.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, creative organization and professionally in a team-based environment.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with people at all levels under stressful conditions.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with persons from diverse educational, economical, and cultural background, as well as persons with disabilities and disadvantages.
  • Be able to work flexible hours to include evenings and weekends as required to meet project timelines.
  • Requires visual concentration on detail.
  • Dexterity and precision.
  • Maintains confidentiality and sensitivity.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in television/video production, multi-media production or related field.
  • Experience creating projects from start to finish, i.e. story development, shooting, editing.
  • Two years’ experience working in television, film industry or video production.
  • Experience working in public media.

Allowable substitution: If necessary, alternative combinations of education and experience will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office for comparability.

Send resume and cover letter, in Word or pdf format only, to hr@alaskapublic.org. Work samples may also be included.

For a full job description please see  www.alaskapublic.org/careers.

Alaska Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer