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Multi-Media Content Producer(Job Id 13817)

 Job ID: 13817
Agency: Bureau of Information and Telecommunications/South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Location: Vermillion or Sioux Falls
Salary: $17.13 - $17.99 per hour; depending on experience
Pay Grade: GH
Closing Date: 03/31/2020
This is a full-time position with the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications. For more information on South Dakota Public Broadcasting, please visit Dakota Public Broadcasting is a statewide, joint radio and television network, that is also South Dakota’s NPR and PBS affiliates. We seek an energetic, organized, and goal-focused professional multi-media journalist to cover daily news and special project assignment. This role will creatively tell stories across our SDPB tv, radio, and online platforms. This position is a high-profile member of the SDPB news team and will lead work on a statewide network for a discerning audience that appreciates and supports good local journalism.
Applicants should have skills that span enterprise and feature reporting, daily news reporting, and be able to think broadly about story formats and presentation across all digital platforms. The ideal candidate will have sound news judgment and a clear, pleasant delivery. We are searching for someone with the ability to develop professional relationships that assist in newsgathering; while remaining objective and professional at all times. 
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
A college degree in journalism or media studies and 2-3 years of full-time experience in radio production story telling and/or journalism is preferred.
Knowledge of:
  • South Dakota and its newsmakers;
  • social media sites and ability to creatively post content;
  • operating functions recording equipment.
Ability to:
  • work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced news situation;
  • provide accurate information to our audience;
  • stay organized;
  • multi-task;
  • edit and capture video and audio to create news stories;
  • apply professional techniques to a production;
  • assess lighting needs and set up accordingly;
  • ensure proper shot composition and sequencing;
  • edit work into a complete package to be presented across all platforms;
  • work independently and as a member of a team;
  • write for and adapt between different platforms;
  • know a story when you see it.
Additional Requirements: To be considered, attach your resume and writing samples and/or links to work samples.
NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.
The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9.
The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information please visit This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.
Apply through the external application link on Handshake
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"