Production Services Live Producer
Posted on: June 8, 2021
The MontanaPBS Production Services Live Producer manages,
produces, and directs high quality, live and post-produced content.
This includes all sports events, as contracted, for in-venue
display, streaming through various broadcasters, as well as other
live and post-produced events and productions. The position leads
planning and negotiating production contracts and collaborating
with a variety of public and private entities and is expected to
develop budgets, track costs, and meet yearly revenue goals within
the Production Services department. The position will manage
student and professional crews, a variety of production equipment,
and will coordinate closely with MSU athletics and marketing
departments, public and government entities, and the private
sector. The successful candidate will also develop program ideas,
write scripts, direct studio & remote shoots, edit and manage
post-production on a variety of independent and assigned projects.
The Production Services Live Producer provides the creative and
editorial leadership that upholds MontanaPBS and MSU's
distinguished reputation for live sports, events, and post-produced
content within the region. MontanaPBS provides a professional,
friendly work environment, a premiere health plan, generous sick
and annual leave, paid holidays, matching retirement contributions
and support for professional development.
A demo reel will be required of all finalists, PL track for live
Duties and Responsibilities
- Direct and produce high quality, impactful live coverage for
various events, including sports, lectures, presentations, and
performances for in-venue, streaming, and broadcast audiences,
while continually innovating and improving productions.
- Solicit projects, produce and direct high quality, impactful
post-produced content on a contract basis for a variety of public
and private clients, delivering high quality, meaningful, and
- Track production costs on projects, establishing and working
within designated budgets as well as achieving annual departmental
revenue goals, and continually develop new client relationships and
- Supervise, maintain and provide recommendations for upgrades to
a variety of equipment, including cameras, streaming gear, replay
systems, post-production edit suites, in addition to effective and
organized long term archiving schemes and equipment.
- Collaborate with a diverse group of teams and clients including
digital marketing, MSU Athletics, MSU Marketing, and third-party
streaming services and marketing agencies, and other production
staff to ensure high quality, meaningful, and profitable
- Hire, schedule, and supervise a group of up to 20 student crew
members of varying experience levels.
- Work collaboratively within MontanaPBS Production Services on
all types of productions assigned by the Director of Production.
This may include working to direct/edit/produce content
specifically for broadcast on MontanaPBS. (e.g., news-public
affairs, history-documentary, performing arts and drama
MontanaPBS is an equal opportunity employer, veterans/disabled.
- Bachelor's degree in film & television, sports television, or
closely related field. Progressively responsible professional
experience, with or without post-secondary education, may be
considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
- Progressively responsible professional television production
experience with multi-camera live and post-produced content.
- Demonstrated professional experience applying live and
post-produced broadcast television theory and practice including
effective directing, writing, shooting, editing, lighting and audio
recording and mixing, both field based and studio-based
- Demonstrated professional experience with and knowledge about
specific live production equipment including high-end graphics
systems, routers, videoboard show control, replay systems,
switchers, cameras, audio consoles, and all-in-one production
- Demonstrated effective communications skills and ability to
manage multiple, complex productions simultaneously.
- Demonstrated experience with effective budgeting, contract
negotiations, and meeting annual revenue goals.
- Proficiency and demonstrated understanding of media asset
management, professional broadcast workflows and distribution, live
and post-production software and hardware.
- Ability to thrive in high-energy, collaborative, and
Full job description and application available on Montana State
University's Employment Website. Apply there. Please do not apply
on iHire Broadcasting.
Employment Type: Full Time
Keywords: MontanaPBS, Bozeman , Production Services Live Producer, Other , Bozeman, Montana
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