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Junior Television Producer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • To be determined CAD / Year
  • May 24, 2024
  • Salary/Pay: To be determined

Dougall Media

Dougall Media, Thunder Bay’s only locally owned broadcast/multimedia company, has an exciting opportunity in our Programming Department, as a Junior Television Producer.

Dougall Media provides a healthy work/life balance in a supportive and inclusive corporate culture. This position will be a fun but challenging role, that offers positive reinforcement and growth opportunities. Working with Dougall Media, you will receive unique employee perks such as free event tickets, pizza parties, staff celebrations, and staff development.

As a Junior TV Producer, you will assist in the production of television programming primarily including documentaries and features, from conception to completion. Working under guidance, you will contribute to researching, planning, securing funding, and executing film projects. This role requires a blend of creative thinking, organizational skills, and a passion for storytelling through visual media.

Responsibilities include:

Research and development – research potential documentary topics and collaborate with senior producers;
Pre-production logistics – securing locations, coordinating interviews, tracking and reporting on budgets;
Production and post-production – assisting on-location, equipment setup, permissions and releases have been obtained, contribute to editing process;
Administrative tasks – organize project files including documentation, release forms, production notes, and other administrative duties as needed;
Any other duties that will primarily align with the goals and objectives of television programming.

Requirements for this position:

Bachelor’s degree in Film, Television Production, Journalism, or related field.
Previous experience in television production, preferably in a documentary or factual programming environment.
Strong research skills with the ability to uncover compelling stories and factual information.
Proficiency in video editing software (e.g., Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, AVID, Black Magic).
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced production environment.
Knowledge of legal and ethical considerations related to documentary production, including rights clearance and copyright law.
Understanding of the various funding and granting organizations in Canada.
Live in Thunder Bay or plan to relocate.
A passion for storytelling and a genuine interest in documentary filmmaking.
Willingness to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate production schedules.
Ability to travel for on-location shoots as required.
Familiarity with industry-standard camera equipment and techniques is a plus.
Ability to lift/carry 40lbs.
Valid G Drivers’ License.

Dougall Media is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Dougall Media is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Should an applicant require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 346-2569.

We thank you for your interest in working with Dougall Media, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

If interested, please click apply where you can submit your resume and cover letter, to begin the application process. Start your new career today!

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