Sr. Producer for “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”

“City Lights with Lois Reitzes” is a program with a focus on the Metro-Atlanta arts and culture community. “City Lights” explores the ways in which people express themselves creatively. In addition to a wide range of music, “City Lights” covers theater, dance, pop culture, visual arts and more. WABE has long been a partner with many organizations in Atlanta and through “City Lights” we deepen those relationships to serve our community with even greater arts and cultural content.

Position Summary:

Oversee all aspects of production for daily arts/culture talk program. Lead and supervise producers. Ensure program consistently meets the highest journalistic standards of fairness and professionalism. Coordinate production of online content with digital team.

Duties/Position Responsibility:

* With input of Program Host, serves as the leader of the program, with external focus and functions

* Communicates the vision of the program to the staff and collaborates with other departments

* In conjunction with the Host, responsible for the program’s overall tone and balance

* Consistently assess the program’s content and priorities

* Ensure each day’s broadcast is of the highest standards and quality

* Work closely with the Host/Executive Producer in making content and editorial decisions.

* Supervise production and presentation of program’s online and social media content

* Make daily and longer-term assignments, alongside the Host/ Executive Producer

* Originate story ideas for the program and produce segments

* Produce in-the field reports and features to air in daily program

* Line produce live broadcast of the program

* Maintains/plans calendar of program content

* Assigns tasks to producers

* Develop and produce special programs and remote broadcasts

* Cultivate sources at publishing houses, local universities, government agencies, community organizations, media outlets, arts community and others

* Collaborate with Operations on engineering and equipment issues

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

* Ability to produce programs that meet NPR standards

* Proven ability to contribute to a positive, diverse, creative, high performance culture Leadership and personnel skills

* Ability to evaluate content/quality/sound and act decisively with sound management

* Ability to think and plan strategically

* Ability to build and maintain strong relationships and represent program internally and externally

* Ability to maintain high journalistic and production standards under deadline pressure.

* Digital Editing skills (Adobe Audition or other)

* Strong organizational skills

* Strong research skills

* Ability to deal with a broad variety of complex projects and assignments

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Public Broadcasting Atlanta

740 Bismark Rd. NE

Atlanta, GA 30324

Fax: 678-553-3026

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