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POSITION AVAILABLE: Public Affairs Producer (Full Time)

POSITION AVAILABLE: Public Affairs Producer (Full Time)

Posted 8/6/15

Manhattan Neighborhood Network, New York City’s largest community media organization, is seeking a dynamic and creative media maker to expand public affairs programming on MNN’s cable television channels and digital media platforms. The media created will illuminate impactful issues for the residents of one of the greatest cities in the world.

Overall Responsibilities

  • Pitch and develop program and story ideas
  • Create media packages for studio programs that can also be used as stand-alone pieces for other programming and social media platforms.
  • Book and schedule guests for studio based public affairs programming
  • Shoot and edit segments using Adobe post production applications
  • Coordinate shoots and edits with staff and part-time producers/editors
  • Edit and write scripts, teleprompter copy and related program copy for MNN’s digital platforms
  • Upload media to MNN servers for play-out on MNN’s distribution platforms


Reporting to MNN’s Managing Director of access Services, the ideal candidate will have a BA/BS in Communications, Television, or Broadcast Journalism; have created an exemplary body of work that illustrates a thorough knowledge of Manhattan and the people and issues that make our borough exceptional; a minimum of four years of media production experience that incorporates both shooting and editing skill sets; the ability to manage both pre-production and post-production activities; possess exceptional interpersonal skills, and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills


Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

To Apply

Application deadline is August 20, 2015. Send resume, cover letter and a link to your reel to producer@mnn.org In your cover letter, please address the following question: Is there a lack of public affairs programming for Manhattan and, if so, how would you address this with the media that you would produce?

We will only consider complete applications.

Due to the volume of applications, MNN may not be able to respond individually to each applicant. No phone calls please. MNN will contact selected candidates for interviews on a rolling basis.

About MNN

Founded in 1992, Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) is Manhattan’s free, public access cable network. We operate two media production and education facilities in Manhattan and run four cablecast channels (Community, Lifestyle, Spirit, and Culture), reaching some 620,000 cable subscribers in the borough.

MNN offers free training in video production, editing, and broadcasting to Manhattan residents who wish to become Certified Producers with MNN.

We actively strive to empower Manhattan residents to exercise their First Amendment rights in an open, uncensored, and equitable forum.

Manhattan Neighborhood Network is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.