Senior Producer

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 02 Jun 2023


Campus: Downtown Phoenix

Sr. Producer, Production Coord

Job Description

The Senior Producer is responsible for developing broadcast and digital segments for AZPBS. Working under the direction of the Senior Director, Content Officer, the Senior Producer will be responsible for the day-to-day work utilizing a team of editors, videographers, producers and student workers.

Job Family

Broadcast Radio/TV

Department Name

Journalism & Mass Comm



VP Code


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

Depends on experience

Essential Duties

Oversee development and production of broadcast and digital segments as assigned.
Among the responsibilities for these segments:

  • Brainstorm with team members to produce content that is relevant to our community and in alignment with our public media missions and station strategic plan
  • Review scripts for editorial content, clarity, grammar and culturally authentic voice
  • Work with voice and on-air talent for high quality production
  • Coordinate with the graphics department for look and design
  • Work with editors and videographers to review each phase of development and make edit/production decisions including visuals, music, animation, and graphics
  • Coordinate production shoots or zooms as needed for segment production   
  • Communicate with the digital media team to ensure there is a cohesive digital strategy
  • Work with the underwriting team and their clients to produce compelling underwriting spots that are approved by the client, are in alignment with our brand and follow FCC guidelines

Also responsible for:

  • Train and oversee interns and student workers with various aspects of production  
  • Work with AZPBS teams on potential future projects
  • Have the ability to make rough edits to assigned projects and work within an Adobe workflow
  • Other duties, as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Music or related field; AND three years of experience in classical music program production, including one year project management or direction experience OR, Seven years of progressively responsible experience in writing, producing and/or directing classical music broadcast program production; OR, Any equivalent combination of education, and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast rules and regulations; knowledge of broadcast production techniques; knowledge of equipment used in broadcast production
  • Evidence of effective communication skills
  • Experience in problem-solving skills
  • Experience in work that requires organizational skills
  • Experience in editing or videography skills
  • Experience developing stories and ideas for broadcast and digital segments
  • Evidence of a Bachelor's Degree required
  • Production experience required. (4 years)

Working Environment

Our office is located at 555 North Central Avenue, Phoenix.

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
  • Communicate to perform essential functions
  • Use standard office equipment including, but not limited to computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals

Department Statement

Arizona PBS specializes in the education of children, in-depth news and public affairs, lifelong learning, and the celebration of arts and culture — utilizing the power of noncommercial television, the Internet, educational outreach services, and community-based initiatives.  Arizona PBS began broadcasting from the campus of Arizona State University on January 30, 1961.  Now more than 80 percent of Arizonans receive the signal through a network of translators, cable and satellite systems.  With more than 1 million viewers each week, Arizona PBS consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. Arizonans provide more than 60 percent of the station's annual budget.

to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) as core values. Our goal is to build and foster a culture of transparency where unique identities and perspectives are celebrated.

all voices should be heard and acknowledged. We represent and serve Arizona by listening to our communities so we can create enriching content that educates, inspires and connects.

trust. We are mission focused and committed to our audience. We strive to cultivate an environment where individuals feel informed, respected and encouraged to share their stories.

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.

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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.

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