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KUT-KUTX Multimedia Producer (Producer)

KUT 90.5 / KUTX 98.9

Location: Austin, TX

Contact Name: RT Fehlhafer

Web: http://kut.org/jobs

Job Description

Job title:  KUT-KUTX Multimedia Producer (Producer)
Posting number:  17-12-08-01-8415
Monthly salary:  $2,785 negotiable depending on qualifications.
Hours per week:  40.00 Flexible from 8:00AM to 10:00PM
Hiring department:  KUT - http://kut.org/  KUTX - http://kutx.org/

General notes:  Work hours will vary depending on assignments and events. Please include a link to at least two samples of your multimedia work in your cover letter or resume.

Purpose:  To produce visually compelling content across platforms in collaboration with KUT News, KUTX Music and Texas Standard.

Essential functions:  Produce visual content for KUT News, KUTX and Texas Standard. Collaborate with web departments on projects as appropriate and participate in planning meetings for stories and special events. Assist in the production of innovative visual content that reflects our public radio style. Collaborate with KUT and KUTX web teams on the best ways to present visual packages online. Assist in selection of multimedia interns. Offer training and critiques in basic photojournalism, shooting of video, online visual storytelling and best multimedia practices. Work with KUT Membership to create promotional content for fundraising efforts. Marginal/Incidental functions: Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree in journalism. Two years of experience as a photojournalist/multimedia producer. Two years of experience within a news organization. Experience covering daily and spot news, in-depth features, music and culture stories. Ability to produce content on tight deadlines. Ability to research story ideas, schedule and conduct interviews, and shoot compelling photos and videos. Experience covering music festivals and production of multi-camera music videos. Knowledge of high-quality audio capture and mastery of audio-editing software. Working knowledge of DSLR cameras, and experience shooting multiple cameras and formats. Knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop and/or equivalent software. Knowledge of basic web design concepts. Experience with multimedia training or education. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred qualifications:  Master's degree in journalism (or equivalent work experience and education). Three years of experience as photojournalist/multimedia producer (including news, music and cultural coverage) for a news organization. Two years of experience in photographic coverage of music festivals and production of multi-camera music videos. Two years of experience producing video and multimedia content for a public media organization. Experience with editorial decision-making within a news organization. Ability to speak Spanish. KUT and KUTX are committed to achieving diversity in our workforce and content. We welcome and encourage applicants who can help achieve this objective.

Working conditions: May work in all weather conditions May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Lifting and moving equipment and supplies.

To Apply:  Visit the U.T. Austin Job Search site https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/search/0/ or directly to:  https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/171208018415

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.  The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

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