• Producer/Editor

    Job Locations US-TN-Memphis
    ID
    2019-1041
    Category
    Broadcast
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position Purpose:

     

    The Producer is primarily focused on generating video content for use in television, in-arena & live events along with digital & social channels for  the Memphis Grizzlies, FedExForum, the Memphis Hustle (G League), Grind City Media and Grizz Gaming, the Grizzlies e-sports initiative.  The position also helps provide additional video support for internal departments such as Ticket Sales and Service, Marketing Partnerships, Community Engagement and others. The Producer is also responsible for turning around short form video clips in one day for both broadcast and digital: creating, editing, and monitoring all video content specific but not limited to Grizzlies, Hustle, Grizz Gaming, Grind City Media and FedExForum news, press conferences, organizational events, and community activities while obtaining the ability to positively support the growth of those brands through video content.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

     

    • Act as lead and secondary ENG camera operator for video productions as assigned, with an ability to self-produce as a photo-journalist or work under guidance of a director/producer
    • Capture footage during events and games, for use in features for social distribution, television, game presentation and on fedexforum.com / grizzlies.com / memphishustle.com / grizzgaming.com and other pertinent digital brands.
    • Capture Grizzlies, Hustle & Grizz Gaming feature type footage in non-game settings, including behind the scenes content with players and community appearances involving team personnel. Must have a working knowledge of wireless audio.
    • Lighting skills for shooting feature interviews and production elements such as still photographs and memorabilia.
    • Edits fully produced features for use during game broadcasts, social & digital distribution and shoulder-programming, maintaining acceptable production standards and video quality
    • Edits video content for use on in-arena video board and digitally, including but not limited to player videos, community engagement pieces, sponsorship and promotional messaging
    • Actively participates with other members of production team to develop story ideas for all of the above
    • Acts as internal creative and production resource for all business groups, working to develop concepts that support the initiatives of Grind City Media, Live Entertainment, FedExForum, Community Engagement, Marketing Partnerships, Ticket Sales and Service and e-sports.
    • Other related duties as required.

    Qualifications

    Required Skills, Experience & Abilities

     

    • High School diploma or GED
    • Post secondary training in the area of video production
    • 3-5 years proven experience as ENG camera operator in a professional environment
    • 2-3 years experience as non-linear editor in a professional environment, working on Adobe Creative Suite or similar
    • Ability and willingness to take direction on projects and also self-produce as needed
    • Ability to effectively manage time and remain organized while working on multiple projects with aggressive deadlines
    • Must be able to work non-traditional hours including, evenings, weekends, and holidays on short notice as required.
    • Must Provide link to Demo Reel to be considered
    • Valid U.S. Driver's license, and reliable means of transportation
    • Ability to lift/carry 40-50lbs
    • Ability to sit for long periods of time
    • Knowledge of and passion for NBA basketball

     

     

    Preferred

     

    • Experience in television news, production house, or sports team environment
    • Knowledge and experience with Sony FS-7, Sony F-55, and Canon DSLR Cameras
    • Knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Suite
    • Proficiency with both PC and Mac OS
    • Strong computer skills with a knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and After Effects
    • Overall knowledge of broadcast technology, including various file types, tape formats, and digital workflows

     

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