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Lowell TeleMedia Center
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Job Status: Open
Date Posted: February 13, 2020
Expiry Date: March 14, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
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This Lowell TeleMedia Center (LTC) position is a full time, permanent position. Under the direction of LTC's Executive Director, the Access Coordinator/News Director assists with member and staff productions in the studio and field, produces programs for channel 8, and trains adults and youth in video production. He/She is also responsible for overseeing the production and distribution of the news magazine program LTC News
Principal Duties:
Access Coordinator
    Oversee the training and orientation of access members and act as their mentor on video projects. Develop curriculum and evaluate training programs.
    Produce programs in collaboration with nonprofit organizations and LTC members.
    Coordinate and manage volunteers for LTC productions and projects.
    Produce production services projects to raise funds for LTC.
    Produce community service programs in collaboration with the Community Producer.
    Represent LTC at community events to promote LTC membership. 
News Direction
·   Oversee the production and distribution of LTC News.  Use journalism best-practices and ethics in all areas of producing the program. Produce the program with a spirit of inclusivity toward all segments of the Lowell community.
·   In collaboration with the Executive Director, plan show segments and assign production tasks to other staff, volunteers, and interns.
·   Shoot, write, and edit field segments.
·   Oversee the host script and host studio taping for each show.
·   Periodically evaluate the show for production quality, diversity of segments, and relevance to Lowell residents.
·   Distribute the program on Channel 8, YouTube, Facebook, and on-demand. Work with the Outreach Coordinator to promote the program. 
Additional Duties:
    Maintain an organized and clean facility.
    Answer phones and interface with the public. Represent LTC at outside events.
    Periodic weekend and evening hours assigned.
    Fill in as needed to program channels 8 and 95.
    Associates Degree or higher in related field including video production, communications, computer technology, or broadcasting.
    At least one year of work experience in public access, journalism, commercial TV, or a community media center.
    Expert in video editing, and camera, lighting, and audio production. Strong design skills.
    Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
    Ability to work with a diverse membership and collaborate on community media projects.
    Strong verbal and written abilities. Multi-lingual a plus.
    Experience working with a variety of digital media files and an understanding of the digital production workflow.
    Commitment to free speech and community development through media technology.
    Knowledge of Lowell a plus.
To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and links to video work to Wendy Blom, Executive Director at wblom@LTC.org.

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