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Digital Producer

Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 9, 2021

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Digital Producer

Arizona State University


Campus: Downtown Phoenix



Job Description

Arizona PBS is looking for a highly-creative and experienced digital producer to join our dynamic team. Creative editorial, interactive, and multimedia content on, 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 technical staff.


Salary Range

Depends on experience


Close Date



Essential Duties

  • Produce episodic, long and short-form coverage of various Arizona PBS shows, working in conjunction with digital and on-air producers.
  • 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 and YouTube with an eye on SEO.
  • 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 content teams.
  • Brainstorm creative ideas for repackaging and refreshing existing content.
  • Help to program site pages as needed
  • Work on other multimedia projects as needed


Minimum Qualifications

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.


Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to provide a record of identifying/pitching successful digital video ideas
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet daily deadlines
  • Experience managing expectations and project timelines
  • Television and/or publishing experience a plus
  • Familiarity with HTML and tools such as: Google Analytics, WordPress.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, creative, fast-paced environment


Working Environment

  • 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 conflicts.
  • Communicate to perform essential functions.
  • Drive University vehicle and/or cart to campus site.


Department Statement

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 impact.

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.


ASU Statement

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 and see “Workplace accommodations”.


ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit


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.


Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and 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 You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.


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Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


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 indicated.


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 position.


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 see Req Id# 74262BR.

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