Video Editor/Post Production Coordinator

Northern California Public Media (NorCal) is currently seeking a Video Editor/Post Production Coordinator. Based in Sonoma County, CA, NorCal serves the San Francisco region. Comprised of two public television stations, KRCB and KPJK, and one public radio station, KRCB FM, NorCal offers PBS, NPR and Independent Public Broadcasting programming to the community.

Overview:

Reporting to the TV Executive Producer the Video Editor/Post Production Coordinator primarily edits, finishes, and oversees broadcast television episodes of nationally presented programs, including local programming, on-air promotion and branding video assets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Edit (off-line) and finish (online editing, grading) nationally presented episodes to PBS technical standards
  • Oversee all video post-production in coordination and consultation with the TV Executive Producer
  • Create audio trax and graphics to enhance footage, which may include selecting sound effects, music, and drafting voice-overs
  • Color correction (grading) of various broadcast projects including documentaries, series, short subjects and promos
  • Work closely with producers to present a final product that matches their vision
  • Evaluate and advise on the post-production work of current staff and any future post-production staff or interns engaged in television broadcast or digital video post-production activities
 

Job Requirements:

  • Strong familiarity with Northern California, particularly Sonoma County
  • Knowledge and understanding of production pipelines, on-air promotion, national syndication, budgets and multimedia platforms
  • Knowledge and understanding of PBS technical broadcast standards
  • 5+ years’ experience and high proficiency with Adobe production software including Premiere Pro, After Effect, Audition, and Photoshop; experience with Microsoft Word and Excel; Joomla and ProTrack experience a plus
  • 5+ years’ experience in local broadcast post-production
  • Experience in national broadcast post-production
  • Proficiency in Motion Graphic Design and Animation
  • Proficiency with advanced post-production techniques in a broadcast environment: effective production problem-solving with visual effects, camera tracking, 3D animation, color correction (grading), and audio processing
  • Ability to effectively supervise and develop possible future post-production employees
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Strong organizational skills; able to manage priorities and workflow
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Ability to work occasional late evenings and weekends

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of seven years media experience
  • Minimum of five years of post-production experience
  • BA/BS degree in media, management, or other related field
  • Valid driver’s license

What we offer:

This is a Full-Time, Exempt base salary position with benefits offered—medical, dental, 403B, paid vacation and holidays.

How to apply:

Send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject heading “Video Editor — NorCal.”

TV Traffic Coordinator

 

Northern California Public Media (NorCal) is currently seeking a TV Traffic Coordinator for the Television department. Based in Sonoma County, CA, NorCal serves the San Francisco region. Comprised of two public television stations, KRCB and KPJK, and one public radio station, KRCB FM, NorCal offers PBS and NPR programming to the community.

Overview:

This position involves a variety of tasks including coordinating the recording of materials, preparing and distributing program listings, assisting in the preparation of the daily program log, and monitoring communication sites for program related information. The Traffic Coordinator must be enthusiastic, organized, reliable, results- and detail-oriented, and must demonstrate the drive to succeed. Analytical and critical thinking skills, along with good judgment and the ability to follow instructions are of paramount importance. Strong communications skills, both written and oral, are essential. This position will work under the supervision of the Television Program Manager.
 

Essential Job Duties:

  •  Assemble the daily record log; schedule records and reconcile the record log daily
  •  Prepare and distribute the scheduled program listings
  •  Consult with Program Manager on program-scheduled matters
  •  Maintain a monthly library purge and ensure programs are archived as needed
  •  Assist with getting dubs, retrieving missing programs, and ingesting programs into server
  •  Answer viewer emails and phone calls related to programs and the program schedule
  •  Monitor communications sites to look for program advisories, repackaged feed and schedule change announcements
  •  Update program offers in the traffic software ensuring program terms are updated correctly
  •  Assist Program Manager in the inserting of scheduled programs
  •  Serve as liaison between departments; Programming, Production, Traffic, Master Control, and Membership
  •  Assist Program Manager with special projects and other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to adapt and learn a new trade
  • Ability to execute tasks with a high degree of accuracy under tight time constraints
  • Ability to work independently, and to effectively interact with other team members
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills (proficient in using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook); adept at maintaining databases and documents
  • Previous relevant experience in a similar role as a Traffic Coordinator or Administrative Specialist a plus
  • BA/BS degree preferred
  • Self-starter who can manage their own workflow
  • Can-do attitude with the ability to adapt to a changing work environment
  • Experience with Myers ProTrack software a plus

Compensation:

Hourly wage is commensurate with experience. This is a Full-Time, Non-Exempt (40 hours/week, M-F) position. Benefits offered—medical, dental, and 403B. Temporary remote work due to COVID-19.

How to apply:

Send your resume, cover letter with physical address, and salary requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject heading “Traffic—NorCal.”

 

Non-profit. EEO. Northern California Public Media does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or employment in, its programs and activities. www.norcalpublicmedia.org

 

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