Production Manager

Production Manager

The Production Manager is responsible for the logistical and technical aspects of production for the PBS NewsHour broadcast, including any associated contributing elements, special events or special news coverage. Key responsibilities include ensuring that the production process runs smoothly and deadlines are met in accordance with budgetary and union constraints, staying up to date on all pending production elements and processes, preparing schedules, acquiring studio and technical personnel and allocating sufficient time and resources for all aspects of the production process, supervising the Associate Production Manager, Assignment Editor and other staff assigned to the Production Unit, managing the time and service allocations for the technical editors and makeup artists and performing related special projects or other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree with five (5) plus years of experience in live news production, functional knowledge of news operation systems (E.g. iNews) and Microsoft Office applications and knowledge of union contracts and union staff requirements or equivalent combination of education and experience is sought.

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