Graphic Producer

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Supervising Producer, the Graphics Producer will propose and execute graphic content ideas for assigned NESN’s news shows, Red Sox studio and Bruins studio shows. The Graphics Producer will research stats and storylines, determine how stats are presented in rundown templates and collaborate with Creative Services on providing editorial content and direction for customized graphics.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research stats, images and information for customized graphics
  • Research editorial stats through game notes and websites, conceive original graphics from that research, and determine how stats are presented in rundown templates
  • Research and inputs content for quote boards into ENPS MOS rundown and work with Supervising Producer to maintain NESN’s news philosophy
  • Researches and inputs content for topic bars directly into ENPS MOS rundown for studio segments and packages
  • Pitch and collaborate with show producers on graphic ideas for full pages, lower-thirds, topic bars, and rear projector images for assigned NESN news or studio show
  • Input content into template field in ENPS rundown through MOS
  • Double-check accuracy of spelling, math and photo and graphical images associated with template
  • Protect NESN’s rights by citing source when graphical information or a quote is used from another media entity
  • Collaborate directly with talent and show producers on various graphic elements
  • Quality check customized graphics from Creative Services. Script codes customized graphic into rundown
  • Maintain daily expertise on New England professional and college sports by reading newspapers and websites
  • Maintain graphic content archive with the ENPS to update or re-use graphics as warrants editorially
  • Produce the L-Bar by researching, inputting and updating the information for direct playout
  • Learn how the Ross Expression works in order to operate manually if necessary
  • Successfully perform other duties as assigned by the Coordinating Producer and Supervising Producer
  • Assigned to other duties, shows as needed by the Supervising Producer

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of experience in sports television at a regional or national level required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Broadcasting, Radio/TV/Film or equivalent work experience required
  • Strong sports knowledge of New England professional and college sports is necessary
  • Ability to research stats and accompany visual elements
  • Knowledge of ENPS is expected
  • Excellent written, verbal communication organizational skills are required
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook is necessary
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays is required

 

NESN is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

 

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