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Senior Editor/Producer: The Laura Flanders Show
Launched on May 12, 2008 as GRITtv, The Laura Flanders Show starts innovative thinkers and doers with reality based strategies for realizing radical change. The LF Show reaches millions of viewers weekly on LinkTV and Free Speech TV on Dish Network and DIRECTV, as well as on cable stations nationwide and online.
The Senior Editor/Producer works closely with the Supervising Producer and a small production team produce weekly episodes and promotional material. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in editing and directing interviews as well as documentary content. Candidates should have strong familiarity with economic and social justice movements and a passion for uplifting the work of grassroots and community organizing campaigns. The ideal candidate is comfortable with all aspects of production and capable of leading a small team of editors, shooters, and graphic designers. The Senior Editor/Producer is responsible for the visual look of the show and directs camera operators during studio and field shoots. The ideal candidate should be able to think on their feet, effectively problem solve during studio and field shoots, and work to facilitate the smooth operation of a fast-paced production team with high-priority weekly deadlines. This position reports to the Supervising Producer and Executive Producer.
Coordinate, oversee and direct studio and field shoots
Oversee post production staff for consistency and appearance.
Perform weekly editing and coordination tasks to ensure timely delivery to distributors.
Hire freelancers and permalancers for shoots and post-production in consultation with SP and EP
Manage media archiving of episodes and all studio/field shoots
Collaborates actively with engagement director to ensure promotional material and graphics are completed on schedule for social media release
Pitch and produce new content and field segments in line with show priorities
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Launched on May 12, 2008 as GRITtv, The Laura Flanders Show stars innovative thinkers and doers with reality based strategies for realizing radical change. The LF Show reaches millions of viewers weekly on LinkTV and Free Speech TV on Dish Network and DIRECTV, as well as on cable stations nationwide and online.
The Supervising Producer oversees the weekly production (including podcast), social media, and engagement teams while working closely with EP on show development.The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in producing content for television and a successful track record of booking hard-to-get guests on deadline. Candidates need strong familiarity with economic, social and cultural issue areas relevant to the program as well as some familiarity with Flanders’ work. The candidate is well organized, capable of designing and implementing an efficient workflow and overseeing a small team of editors, permalancers, videographers as well as social media personnel. The SP has demonstrated experience in video production with original stories and unique angles. Also needed, advanced skills in researching and preparing in-depth interview segments. The SP should be a self-starter familiar with working in the interview format and in the non-profit world. This position reports directly to Executive Producer, Laura Flanders.