ideastream Seeks Producer

Nov 18, 2019

ideastream is seeking a Producer to create high quality multiple media content, projects and events that is valued and used by audiences. The Producer reports to the Managing Producer, and supports the creation of high quality, high impact multiple media content, projects and events.

  Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Determine content and treatment.
  • Perform creative enterprise: research, write, assemble and/or edit scripts/stories. Write promos, teases and intros to reports and interviews.
  • Conduct interviews or pre-interviews; book talent or guests, direct talent performance.
  • Direct and/or perform the gathering, editing and mixing of audio and/or video/visuals using digital recording and editing equipment. 
  • Operate on-air and production equipment.
  • Gather and post content for use on web and social media.
  • May voice reports for radio and appear on TV.
  • May include supporting and coaching host/reporter performance.
  • Prepare and present program and project reports, keep projects on schedule and on budget.
  • Establish and maintain productive work atmosphere and ensure team is working together.
  • Maintain meaningful program related relationships with regional, state and national sources.
  • Participate in on-air fundraising as needed.


  • In-depth knowledge of evolving multiple media production techniques and technology including skills in non-linear video editing, audio editing and basic web/social media.
  • Experience producing high quality, high impact multiple media content, projects and events. 
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience.

 ideastream serves the people of Northeast Ohio as a trusted and dynamic multimedia source for illuminating the world around us. Publicly supported and locally owned, ideastream is indispensable and highly valued for its unique ability to strengthen our community. ideastream is the consolidation of WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, WCLV 104.9, ideastream Education and management of The Ohio Channel and the Ohio Public Radio and Television Statehouse News Bureau on behalf of all Ohio’s public broadcasting stations. If you fit this profile and are looking for the next big move in your career please go to and click on the position desired.