South Florida PBS: URGENT! Assistant Studio Director/ Field Videographer Miami, United States

Creative Director

Creative Director is needed in Miami, United States.

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Client: South Florida PBS

Location: Miami, FL

Contract: Contractor

Assistant Studio Director/ Field Videographer

South Florida PBS is seeking to add to its team of talented, high energy production personnel. We are seeking a candidate with a passion for television production to fill a hybrid studio/field production position. The ideal candidate would have at least two years of experience as a camera operator or stage manager and would possess a mix of both creative and technical skills.  The team member will be a key component of the South Florida PBS content team, working closely with program producers to help create a vision for the final program, and will capture excellent video and audio content to support that vision.

This team member would serve part-time as an Assistant Director in the South Florida PBS Boynton Beach studios and part-time as a Field Videographer, assisting with the production of a variety of programs for public television platforms on a project-basis. The right candidate is flexible and works independently in a fast-paced environment and is a detail-oriented team player and demonstrated self-starter with the ability to handle multiple projects while prioritizing work assignments. Ability to adhere to tight deadlines is a must.

As an Assistant Director, they will support the videotaping of live studio or remote productions, working alongside SFPBS Studio and Engineering Staff, Talent and Clients. The Assistant Director will help develop and prepare program materials for local and national distribution in conjunction with the assigned producer and director, Coordinating the selection of visuals, special effects, music and other important aspects of the particular production assigned; Researching and categorizing graphic data files; while learning to direct live and taped shows. This team member may also serve as camera operator, stage manager, lighting assist or teleprompter operator and participate in overall studio operations as needed.

As a Field Videographer, this team member will support a variety of field productions, from Check, Please! to Art Loft; from On the Town in The Palm Beaches to KidVision to short-form digital productions. This visual storyteller is adaptable to a variety of shooting styles and formats. Editing experience and proficiency with Premiere Pro a plus. The ideal candidate is creative and passionate about their craft, efficiently executing big ideas, and is always willing to learn.

The candidate must be proficient with DSLR video cameras and accessories, as well as a variety of audio and lighting equipment. Must also be computer literate, familiar with a variety of software; possess the ability to multitask and clearly communicate with team members and supervisors; and available to work outside normal business hours when required. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive company van as needed for events across South Florida.

This is a full-time freelance position which will be based in the South Florida PBS Boynton Beach studios approx. 2-3 days per week.

South Florida PBS is a result of the merger of WPBT2 serving Florida’s Miami-Dade and Broward counties with WXEL serving the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast. This event places it in the top 10 largest Television markets in America. This is a terrific opportunity for the right candidate.

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