Media Studio Producer

Lee Enterprises Inc   Madison, WI   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on February 5, 2024
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The Lee Enterprises Media Studio based in Madison, WI seeks a full-time video/audio producer to join our team. We're a small group that thinks big, working to transform the local news business to digital platforms for an audience of loyal, local subscribers. If you are passionate about digital creation, journalism, and storytelling, this job is for you!

The Lee Media Studio producer is responsible for creating/editing audio and video packages for multiple platforms: websites, mobile apps, podcast services and social media. Our work includes podcasts, video docuseries, spot video packages and more. We also serve as advisors to local producers across Lee's 70+ local newsrooms.

The producer also acts as talent, with roles ranging from podcast hosting to narrating and appearing on camera as needed, and sometimes interviewing guests or sources. The producer may occasionally go into the field to capture video and audio.

Key duties:

• Edit video from multiple sources for VOD and streaming platform programs, observing journalism standards and principles.

• Create graphics to be used within video content.

• Host or narrate segments/episodes as needed.

• Work cooperatively with reporters/photographers in any of our 70+ newsrooms.

• Monitor video content sources, select and post engaging video segments.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred.

• Previous experience in newsroom or production studio required.

• Experience with Adobe Premiere, Audition and Photoshop are required. After Effects is a plus.

• Basic understanding of content management systems, social media platforms and digital analytics required.

• Highly organized, efficient, motivated, deadline driven, and creative.

The position is based in Madison, WI, but can be a remote work position for a superior candidate. The expected annualized base salary range for this position is currently $40,000-$60,000. Actual salary may vary based on factors such as employee location, education, experience and other factors permitted by law. The listed salary range is just one component of Lee's total compensation and benefits package.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 73 markets in 26 states. Lee websites reach more than 33 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.