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Associate Video Producer, Current Time TV

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: CT1852-2201


Current Time https://www.currenttime.tv/ is a 24/7 international Russian-language television and digital network broadcasting in more than 20 countries, led by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in cooperation with Voice of America. We are looking for an Associate Producer to join our Digital team. You will be responsible for adapting Current Time TV products into share-worthy social media content. You will produce content by picking up trending topics across social networks and based agency materials, and assist Video Producers when needed in shooting videos made for social media and for live consumption.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Repackages long-feature TV programs into short videos tailored specifically for social media use.
  • Based on agency material and content from RFE/RL services produces video content specifically geared for social media use across platforms.
  • Monitors live TV shows and cuts important elements for posting on social media, adding subtitles when necessary.
  • Mines the web for news leads and develops news stories.
  • Follows RFE/RL policies regarding journalistic standards of good taste, quality and appropriateness, and alerts supervisors when questions arise regarding any of these concerns.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • Higher education in journalism or in film studies or the equivalent in experience is preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 2-3 years working in comparable video production role in a media company.

Competencies:

  • Good news judgement and understanding of social media consumption in Current Time’s target audience is required
  • Proven ability to communicate and create multimedia products in a style that attracts audiences through social media.
  • Experience with digital technology and editing software packages (Premiere Pro, After Effects).
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Ability to work with others on a team - be a team player, who can interact and operate effectively with peers and other associates within a collegial, and yet demanding work environment.

Languages:

  • Russian (Native), mandatory
  • English language (Proficient), mandatory

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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