Radio Executive Producer
 
Northern California Public Media (NorCal) is currently seeking a Radio Executive Producer. Based in Sonoma County, CA, NorCal serves the San Francisco region. Comprised of two public television stations, KRCB and KPJK, and one public radio station, KRCB FM, NorCal offers PBS, NPR and Independent Public Broadcasting programming to the community.
 
Overview:
The Radio Executive Producer will oversee the radio production and presentation function of the organization, including management of radio staff, programming, promotion, branding, news, digital product management and project management to expand service to the local community through its radio station and news department.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage and refine the format of NorCal’s radio operation integrating NPR, local news and locally hosted music programming to be successful in a competitive radio environment
  • Responsible for all radio content management – on air, website, social media, all digital distribution channels both local originated and national
  • Establish systems and procedures as needed
  • Key participant in supporting station branding, marketing, promotions, and fundraising activities
  • Equip and prepare the staff for disaster coverage to effectively serve the community
  • Develop comprehensive plans for new digital news products that will position the organization for journalistic leadership in its community, including mock-ups and business strategies
  • Explore potential alliances with other local entities to expand the reach and impact of the station and its programming
  • Manage grants and sponsorships as they relate to radio production project deliverables
Job Requirements:
  • Knowledge of humanities, science, and political issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of production pipelines, on air promotion, national syndication, budgets, and multimedia platforms
  • Experience with iMedia Touch, ProTools, Adobe Audition, and Burli audio management systems
  • Savvy computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to effectively lead, supervise, coach, and develop employees
  • Strong familiarity with Northern California, particularly Sonoma County
  • Knowledge of broadcast station management and policies
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Strong organizational skills; able to manage priorities and workflow
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Ability to work occasional late evenings and weekends
  • Minimum of seven years media experience
  • Minimum of five years of management experience
  • BA/BS degree in media, management, or other related field
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
What we offer:
This is a Full-Time, Exempt base salary position with benefits offered—medical, dental, 403B, paid vacation and holidays.
 
How to apply:
Send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject heading “Radio EP — NorCal.”
 
TV Executive Producer
 
Northern California Public Media (NorCal) is currently seeking a TV Executive Producer. Based in Sonoma County, CA, NorCal serves the San Francisco region. Comprised of two public television stations, KRCB and KPJK, and one public radio station, KRCB FM, NorCal offers PBS, NPR and Independent Public Broadcasting programming to the community.
 
Overview:
The TV Executive Producer oversees the television production functions of the organization including the production of local programming, on-air promotion guidance, and on-air branding. The TV Executive Producer oversees the TV production staff, freelances, volunteers and interns engaged in TV production.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Review work in progress for TV productions, digital presentation, and TV related printed material
  • Evaluate and manage on-air TV promotion presentation and branding
  • Review and manage video presentation of the digital app and social media presentation
  • Evaluate and manage presentation of TV and video areas of the website
  • Collaborate with Engineering and TV Programming on all aspects of TV production
  • Meet with community partners including independent producers, production partners, subject matter experts and talent to develop local and regional content for broadcast or digital presentation
  • Manage grants and sponsorships as they relate to TV production project deliverables
 
Job Requirements:
  • Knowledge of humanities, science and political issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of production pipelines, on-air promotion, national syndication, budgets and multimedia platforms.
  • Ability to effectively lead, supervise, coach, and develop employees
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere, Excel, Joomla and Photoshop
  • ProTrack experience a plus
  • Savvy computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of public media station management and policies and/or educational media and nonprofit management and policies
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Strong organizational skills; able to manage priorities and workflow
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Ability to work occasional late evenings and weekends
  • Minimum of seven years media experience
  • Minimum of five years of management experience
  • BA/BS degree in media, management, or other related field
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
 
What we offer:
This is a Full-Time, Exempt base salary position with benefits offered—medical, dental, 403B, paid vacation and holidays.
 
How to apply:
Send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject heading “TV EP — NorCal.” 
 
Media Manager
Northern California Public Media (NorCal) is currently seeking a Media Sales Manager based in the San Francisco region. Comprised of two public television stations, KRCB and KPJK, and one public radio station, KRCB FM, NorCal offers PBS, NPR and Independent Public Broadcasting programming to the community.
 
Overview:
The Media Sales Manager will create and drive revenue growth for NorCal’s media platforms through new and existing underwriting sales and strategic partnerships.
 
Essential Job Duties:
  • Secure corporate, government and non-profit sponsorships for multimedia initiatives, TV and FM programming, NorCal digital platforms and other projects.
  • Research potential underwriters and formulate sales strategies.
  • Contact prospective clients through new leads, cold calls, promotional events, or other means and arrange for sales presentations. Follow up on sales leads.
  • Develop and present customized sales proposals and compelling pitches.
  • In collaboration with NorCal’s graphic designer, update and expand underwriting marketing materials as needed.
  • Maintain timely and professional communication and interaction with clients, potential sponsors, and NorCal staff.
  • Update sales reports and meet weekly with the Development Director.
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to the mission and goals of NorCal and to public broadcasting.
  • Remain current with PBS and NPR underwriting standards and trends.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets, Microsoft word documents, PDFs, contact management databases, demographic data, and presentation software related to the job. Attend training sessions, workshops, events, and conferences as required.
  • Develop and manage underwriting-related special events and other duties as needed.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:
  • A BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • Possess excellent writing skills
  • Outgoing and professional with a positive attitude
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, insurance coverage and be willing to travel throughout the greater Bay Area 
  • Ability to perform all of aspects of this job safely and satisfactorily with or without accommodation
 
Compensation: 
This is a Full-Time, Exempt base salary position with sales bonuses. Benefits offered—medical, dental, and 403B. Temporary remote work due to COVID-19.
 
How to apply: 
Send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject heading “MediaSales—NorCal.” 
 

Multimedia Reporter
 
Northern California Public Media (NorCal) is currently seeking a Multimedia Reporter for the News department. Based in Sonoma County, CA, NorCal serves the San Francisco region. Comprised of two public television stations, KRCB and KPJK, and one public radio station, KRCB FM, NorCal offers PBS and NPR programming to the community.

Overview:
The successful candidate will possess a passion for audio storytelling, be able to file radio features and/or news spots quickly and be able to juggle multiple deadlines. Duties will include, but not be limited to producing audio stories for radio, assisting with live T.V. news broadcasts, audience engagement, and posting stories on norcalpublicmedia.org and social media. This position will work under the supervision of the News Director.

Essential Job Duties:

  •  Pitches and develops story ideas for news broadcasts
  •  Reports, produces, and edits news stories for broadcast on the radio, with special attention to using diverse sources
  •  Responds to listener questions and feedback using audience engagement platforms
  •  Assists with producing video stories for television and with live T.V. broadcasts
  •  Ability to go live on TV and/or radio during breaking news as needed
  •  May be asked to work outside normal hours, including weekends and evenings

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bilingual Spanish speaker strongly preferred
  • At least one-year experience in broadcast journalism and audio production
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Some knowledge or familiarity with Northern California, particularly issues of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Proficiency with digital field audio recording equipment
  • Digital audio editing experience, ideally with Pro Tools
  • A track record of turning around sound rich, compelling audio stories on a tight deadline
  • Ability to collaborate on projects with a team
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm for assisting with other projects as needed
Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience. This is a Full-Time, Non-Exempt (40 hours/week) position. Benefits offered—medical, dental, and 403B. Temporary remote work due to COVID-19.

How to apply:
Send your resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and three published work samples (preferably audio stories) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject heading “Multimedia Reporter-NorCal.” Apply by October 1st.

 

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