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Assistant Producer

Company: City of Torrance
Location: Torrance
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE APPLICANTS TO READ THE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION. The is recruiting for a Cable TV Assistant Producer/Writer to be part of the Torrance CitiCABLE Team!
CitiCABLE
Torrance The Position
The City of Torrance is seeking an experienced television producer with exceptional news writing and producing skills, an engaging on-camera presence, and the ability to write and produce a live newscast and weekly news magazine programs. In addition to writing and producing a range of other shows such as documentaries, feature stories, profiles and news stories, this position will also create and produce content to promote various City departments and City programs for the Torrance community. Candidate should be social media savvy with experience creating and producing live remote social media stories.

As a community liaison and the face of the channel, this position will be tasked with interacting with various members of the community including residents, City staff, and elected officials. The most success candidate will have experience not only on camera, but off camera as well as this position requires a substantial amount of sourcing, writing, and producing.

For more information about the duties of the position, .

Note: Torrance CitiCABLE provides p rotocols and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy work environment, including attention to physical distancing and Covid-19 control measures. QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Any combination of education and experience that would have provided the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:

Education and Experience
Two years of college coursework in journalism, technical or non-fiction writing, television production or a related field; and six months of experience in a commercial, non-commercial, educational, or governmental script writing and producing.

License and Certification
A valid California Class C drivers license.

Successful candidates will possess the following:

  • A degree in Broadcast Journalism;
  • Experience in all areas of television production such as coordinating shoots, writing scripts, and hosting regularly scheduled programs;
  • Self-motivation and ability to source news stories;
  • Experience reading from a teleprompter;
  • Experience ad-libbing on-camera on a wide range of topics;
  • Understanding of sourcing, developing, and presenting public information;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to interact with news;
  • Knowledge of subjects, audiences, City staff, officials, and local dignitaries.
HOW TO APPLY & EXAM PROCESS

Interested candidates must submit an online application and supplemental questionnaire at First review of applications will be those received by Monday, March 15, 2021.

Only those candidates who best meet the City and Department's needs will be invited to participate in the examination process, which will consist of the following components:

Performance Test: weighted 40%
Oral Interview: Weighted 60%
Note: All components of the examination process may be conducted virtually.

Test dates will be determined at a later date and will be based on when a sufficient number of qualifying applications have been received. If a sufficient number of applications are received by March 10th, there is the possibility that the position may close at that time.

SPECIAL NOTES

Visit must contact Human Resources prior to the examination date(s).

As a condition of employment, candidates must pass a background check and a pre-employment medical examination.

The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract, and any provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.

Keywords: City of Torrance, Torrance , Assistant Producer, Other , Torrance, California

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