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Louisiana Public Broadcasting is a service provided by the State of Louisiana through the Louisiana Educational Television Authority. Most positions at LPB are classified civil service positions. Visit the Louisiana State Civil Service home page for a current list of job openings at all state agencies.


OPENING DATE: Wed. 01/07/15

CLOSING DATE: Sat. 01/31/15 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)

$16.30 - $34.30 hourly
$1,303.85 - $2,743.85 biweekly
$2,825.00 - $5,945.00 monthly

JOB TYPE: Classified

LOCATION: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

A baccalaureate degree in mass communications, broadcast television production, broadcast journalism, journalism or cinematography plus four years of professional level television production experience in commercial or government television production.

Experience in television production in commercial or government television production will substitute for the required degree on the basis of one year of experience for thirty semester hours of college.

TV Lighting/Stage Director is not qualifying toward the required specialized experience.

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in writing for television, shooting and editing video; experience in news. The candidate should have expertise in using social media as well as planning and creating feature segments, documentaries, and other assigned projects.

No Civil Service test score
is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the ‘Application Status’ link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application Status MessageWhat it Means
Application receivedYour application has been submitted successfully.
Checking for required test scoreWe are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.
Evaluating experienceYour application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Eligible for considerationYou are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
Referred to hiring manager for reviewYour application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.
Position filledSomeone has been selected for the position.
Position cancelledThe agency has decided not to fill the position.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
7733 Perkins Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Function of Work:
To produce a complete television program by developing, planning, completing and marketing the program for distribution.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
General from Television Production Manager or Television Senior Producer 2.

Supervision Exercised:
Direct line supervision over Television Producer, Television Senior Director, Television Director and Television Camera Operators. Functional supervision during project specific activities.

Location of Work:
Louisiana Educational Television Authority.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Television Senior Producer 2 by the lack of responsibility for advanced managerial decisions of project within a specialized field.

Differs from Television Producer by the responsibility for advanced managerial decisions over content development and technical execution phases of numerous assigned projects within a specialized field for State and narrowcast productions.

Responsible for project management and implementation of high profile state and national productions.

Meets with representatives of federal and state agencies and other professional entities to develop and broadcast statewide and nationally distributed educational television programming.

Responsible in the management and production aspects of the television construction process usually with a medium to high level of complexity in program development and construction with
budgets usually between $20,000 to $50,000 per project.

Develops preliminary budgets and contractual objectives for project management. Performs budget reconciliation after each completed production project. Develops and monitors budget recommendations for personnel, services, equipment and materials for each assigned production.

Considers in production processes, that the television program may ultimately be adapted to various media. Framing of the subject and composition of the image must be adapted.

May functions as primary editor on on-line non-linear editing equipment in the editing of video and audio images, determining the correct cuts, pacing and information statements to be used.

Ensures produced local and national programs include new technical advances and production techniques and guidelines in digital television production to comply with federally mandated conversion to digital transmission and for multi-casting, compressed video, on-line content creation.

May initiate and negotiate contractual personnel and facilities services.

Produces programs for distribution both state wide and nationally through the Louisiana Educational Television Authority's networks.

Responsible for an average of one to four or more projects in the pre-production stage, producing and construction stage and the post-production stage at the same time.

Determines the most efficient presentation approach to material for inclusion in the program and develops production techniques, budgets, time lines and required television personnel needed to develop the initial content into a completed television production.

Conducts and manages post-production activities (in and out of house), functionally supervising all required personnel during this final phase of program completion.

Consults with the Television Executive Producer and the Television Production Manager on negotiating rights and clearances.

Responsible for contacting owners of copyrighted and trademarked material and obtaining through contract and legal negotiations rights and clearances to said items for use in produced programs.

Determines the musical and visual imagery to be constructed and used to help impact the program's content.

Oversees the research and development of various assigned television projects, determining program or series content and objectives, determining designated content experts, instructing assigned Television Producers and others as to specific content development tasks.

Determines and develops program/series content, format, objectives and production techniques and insures compliance with all applicable LPB, state, federal, and agency policies.

Plans, organizes, coordinates and functionally supervises assigned project work activity in the studio or on location.

Identifies marketing strategies for produced statewide and national programming.

Works with the Louisiana Educational Television Authority Underwriting person on researching and obtaining funding sources for the program. Provide press packages and personal program representation to possible funding sources.

Keep necessary files on all projects, filling out all necessary paperwork on project development.

Researches and identifies possible grant sources. Composes proposals for possible funding sources to be used for project budgetary fulfillment.

Directs the videotaping of interviews, editing of programs and writing of scripts.

Coordinates contracting for services needed to support program production.

Supervises and coordinates all field production and promotional materials associated within assigned projects

Creates or supervises the creation of all visual elements, set designs, studio shoots and post production activities associated with live television programs.

Auditions and selects on-air talent and experts to be used for content presentation.

Develops or supervises development of support programs and print materials to be used in conjunction with produced programs.


For agency contact information, please refer to
the supplemental information above.
Louisiana State Civil Service, LA 70802
(866) 783-5462

An Equal Opportunity Employer Job #LETA-01072015-CM

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Louisiana Public Broadcasting
7733 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
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