Crossroads Christian Communications Inc. is looking for a producer with journalism experience who would be thrilled to produce content that explores the intersection between news, current affairs, and Christianity. If you have demonstrated successful experience producing content for broadcast and digital audiences, and are passionate about creating boundary-breaking media that reveals Christ, then we invite you to apply for the 1 year Mat leave replacement position of Producer for Context Beyond the Headlines

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post-secondary journalism degree or equivalent experience

  • A Degree in Media Production

  • 7+ years of experience in Production

The chosen candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Strong news sense

  • Strong writing ability with a journalistic approach

  • Proven leadership and management abilities

  • Ability to prioritize effectively across several projects, managing time and resources according to each production's requirements

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Project management

  • An exceptionally good networker and a people person

  • Presentation and negotiation skills

  • Demonstrated successful troubleshooting skills

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Producer for Context on all platforms (broadcast and digital)

  • Ensure achievement of production plans from topic selection to guesting and delivery of the final product.

  • Direct all aspects of social media and the web to ensure engagement and to raise Context profile on social media channels.

Specific duties:

  • Follow news stories and pitch segments at weekly story meetings.
  • Attend weekly production meetings to ensure all aspects of the show are in place for taping days.
  • Provide greens and research for upcoming shows/topics/guests.
  • Chase and book guests
  • Work directly with host/producer on show topics and story arch of every show 
  • Write set up pieces, source sound-up clips, and work with the Associate Producer for producing all roll-in pieces.
  • Manage all logistics on-site for production days in the studio.
  • Record Zoom interviews on non-studio production days.
  • Track, complete and submit SOCAN reports.
  • Write quarterly reports as requested by the Executive Producer.
  • Arrange and produce Skypes, and FaceTime on tape days or as assigned.
  • Increase engagement across social media platforms and provide regular social media updates to the Executive Producer. Work with the Associate Producer on social media strategy.
  • Work with the Associate Producer on creating and posting video clips, reels, and graphics on social media platforms.
  • Maintain the guest database.
  • Write throws, promos, segues, and segments when needed.
  • Write news stories on socials or monitor posts.
  • Write banners, name keys, graphics, etc.
  • Update RDC and create new draft RDC templates regularly.
  • Ensure the brand is maintained for production-related elements.
  • Other duties as required.

Work Environment:

  • Open office, beautiful studio, friendly and collaborative environment

  • Hybrid remote and in-office working arrangements

  • Co-workers who are purpose and mission-minded

Crossroads offers:

  • Competitive benefits program for you and your eligible dependents

  • Employee Family Assistance Plan

  • Paid time-off benefits, personal, sick days

How To Apply:

  • Please send your resume and cover letter, which includes an explanation of why you feel you would be a good fit for the role and the organization’s purpose statement found below.

Purpose Statement: Revealing the transforming story of Jesus through inspiring and innovative media to anyone, anywhere, anytime.

  • We thank all applicants in advance, but only those selected for an interview opportunity will be contacted due to the volume of applications.

  • Applications internally and externally will be considered.

  • Crossroads is an Employment Equity Employer.

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Additional Details

Category: Television
Crossroads Christian Communications Inc.
Burlington, ON, CA
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Tags: News, faith, broadcast, series, talkshow, journalism
Posted: Aug 23, 2022
Deadline: OPEN
Compensation: Compensation commensurate with experience

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