Arizona State University
Campus: Downtown Phoenix
Arizona PBS is looking for a highly-creative and experienced
digital producer to join our dynamic team. Creative editorial,
interactive, and multimedia content on azpbs.org, designated show
sites, PBS Passport, and YouTube. Nurture, grow and extend the
Arizona PBS brands on all platforms.
Work with the Arizona PBS Digital team, as well as marketing,
creative services and web development teams, to strategize, plan
and create digital video content that drives visibility, promotion
and revenue for Arizona PBS programming. Conceptualize, create and
support digital content and coverage for various Arizona PBS show
as needed. Work in fast-paced, uplifting environment with a
dedicated team, including experienced editorial, creative and
Depends on experience
- Produce episodic, long and short-form coverage of various
Arizona PBS shows, working in conjunction with digital and on-air
- Select compelling video clips to drive views and boost audience
engagement. Work with video and design teams to secure images and
other multimedia elements, if applicable, to accompany pieces.
- Write and edit engaging copy for videos and landing pages on
various platforms such as azpbs.org and YouTube with an eye on
- Work with PR, marketing and social teams to implement digital
campaigns to support linear shows.
- Use data and video metrics to inform content strategy and
translate/share those curated digital insights with digital and
- Brainstorm creative ideas for repackaging and refreshing
- Help to program azpbs.org site pages as needed
- Work on other multimedia projects as needed
Bachelor's degree in Broadcasting, Communications or related
field AND two years experience in writing/producing/directing
programs in studio and/or on location; OR, six years’
experience in writing/producing/directing programs in studio and on
location; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or
education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities
have been achieved.
- Ability to provide a record of identifying/pitching successful
digital video ideas
- Ability to manage multiple projects and meet daily
- Experience managing expectations and project timelines
- Television and/or publishing experience a plus
- Familiarity with HTML and tools such as: Google Analytics,
- Ability to work in a collaborative, creative, fast-paced
- Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled
office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding
and manipulating a computer mouse
- Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate
distances to perform work.
- Occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up
to 25 pounds.
- Regular activities require ability to quickly change
priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of
- Communicate to perform essential functions.
- Drive University vehicle and/or cart to campus site.
Arizona PBS is one of the nation’s leading public media
organizations and has been a trusted community resource for nearly
60 years. With four broadcast channels and a growing array of
digital platforms, the station fosters lifelong learning through
quality programming, in-depth news coverage and critical
educational outreach services. As a member of the PBS family, the
station is part of America’s largest classroom and is a trusted
window to the world. For 17 consecutive years, PBS has been ranked
as the country’s most trusted institution above commercial
broadcasting outlets and newspapers.
Through a long history of community involvement and
award-winning programming, Arizona PBS has become an essential and
trusted voice in Arizona. The Arizona PBS signal reaches 80 percent
of homes in Arizona, delivering news, science, arts and children’s
programming to 2.1 million households each week. Its educational
content helps prepare children for success in school and opens up
the world to in age-appropriate ways. Additionally, Arizona PBS has
created its own local programs, tailored to the needs and interests
of communities across the state. These include the long-running
public affairs programs, “Arizona Horizon” and “Horizonte,” as well
as shows like “Plate & Pour” and “Art in the 48,” which feature
cultural leaders in the community.
Arizona PBS is a community service of Arizona State University
and is proud to be a part of the Walter Cronkite School of
Journalism and Mass Communication – one of the nation’s top
journalism schools. It is the largest media outlet operated by a
journalism school in the world and serves as the hub of the
school’s “teaching hospital” model of education.
The partnership with the Cronkite School brings the power of
more than 1,200 journalism students, an all-star faculty as well as
the resources of one of the world’s largest research universities,
positioning Arizona PBS as a catalyst for innovation and community
In the studios and newsrooms of Arizona PBS, including bureaus
in Phoenix, Washington and Los Angeles, students work under the
direction of veteran journalists to produce deep reporting,
immersive storytelling and community engagement programs that serve
audiences around the state and across the country. In this highly
collaborative environment, professionals and students produce
digital, social and broadcast content, including the nightly
Cronkite News newscast – making Arizona PBS one of the only PBS
stations in the country airing a locally produced newscast each
day. Investigative reporting is also a hallmark of the school and
the station, including documentaries recognized with Emmy and
Robert F. Kennedy awards and the only Alfred I. duPont-Columbia
University Award ever awarded to a journalism school.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher
education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence,
entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American
University is a single, unified institution comprising four
differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social,
cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its
research is inspired by real world application blurring the
boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU
serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona,
the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and
cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and
more than one hundred nations across the globe.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements - Under
the recent executive order issued by President Biden requiring all
employees of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations,
ASU expects all employees, including new hires, to be vaccinated
unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation.
Proof of vaccination will be required by January 4, 2022. For
questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit
the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s https://cfo.asu.edu/DEI and
see “Workplace accommodations”.
ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
basis protected by law.
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Fire Safety Report
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on
campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online
at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You
may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police
Department at 480-965-3456.
Relocation Assistance – For information about schools, housing
child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and
taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.
Employment Verification Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include
verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and
Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which
includes a criminal background check, verification of work history,
academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is
contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date
Please include all employment information in month/year format
(e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer
for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and
experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews,
unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of
“equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means
one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one
year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is
equal to four years of experience.
To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ see Req Id#