Video Production Assistant
Center for Investigative ReportingCategory: Television
Location: 2130 Center Street, Berkeley
Salary: Hourly $15
Duration of Position: start date 8/23/2012 ending possibly before, but no later than 5/17/2013
The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) is seeking part-time Production Assistants to work in our digital media unit. This job will sharpen your skills from pre-production through post! The job includes research, production and post-production tasks for broadcast television, multimedia and web pieces. Tasks may include: - Research tasks — obtain permits, research archival footage and still photographs, rights clearance, research and report on story ideas - Production — assist with travel planning, wrangling gear, and depending on the project, some on-location work like shooting, sound, field PA - Post-production – logging and digitizing or ingesting footage, transcribing interviews, updating scripts, and depending on skill level, editing rough cuts. Monitor the completion of deliverables such as cue sheets and releases - Digital delivery — output and compress video assets, work closely with our distribution manager, upload files and other deliverables, track versions - General office tasks — organize office space and supplies, file documents, backup video assets, update and maintain footage database - Web production — coordinate with the web site team to provide any elements that they require, including photos, copy, links, and supporting research ABOUT CIR: The Center for Investigative Reporting is a multi-platform journalism organization, producing print, radio, television, and multimedia investigative projects. Topics include the environment, campaign finance, civil rights, homeland security, criminal justice, immigration, and public safety. Founded in 1977, the Center for Investigative Reporting is the nation's oldest nonprofit investigative news organization. In 2009, CIR launched California Watch, an investigative reporting project focusing on California. We have long-running partnerships with FRONTLINE, PBS NewsHour, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, KQED, and a growing network of newspapers and television outlets across California.
The ideal candidate should have interest and aptitude in all aspects of television and web production, be organized and have good communication skills. Specific duties will vary depending upon the production schedule, so above all we require flexibility, enthusiasm, and a willingness to lend a hand wherever needed.
How To Apply:
Along with your resume, please include a job specific cover letter and email it to Sharon Pieczenik at firstname.lastname@example.org. It is important to know that this job goes through the work study program and the student applying must be work study eligible.
Deadline To Apply: Sept. 15, 2012
Web site: http://cironline.org/
Phone: 510-809-3160 x348
Posted: 08/22/2012 - 03:37 p.m.
Modified: 08/22/2012 - 09:44 p.m.
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