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DC – ISO: Coordinating Producer, STEM Student Reporting Labs – Paid

Coordinating Producer, STEM Student Reporting Labs

Washington, DC


PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs is looking for a Coordinating Producer to oversee video content for Labs that are part of a STEM journalism initiative. You will coordinate with teachers, students, researchers and other public media stations to implement curriculum and produce broadcast-quality content. If you have an understanding of STEM subjects and a passion for teaching journalism, they want to hear from you.


As our Coordinating Producer, you will:

  • Manage the workflow of 30 classroom programs around the county (travel is required).
  • Teach students how to identify, write and produce a story.
  • Use your network to identify inspiring and diverse STEM practitioners to mentor students.
  • Ensure a positive experience, growth and success in the program.

You have:

  • Experience producing science journalism video stories.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and still meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work closely and collaboratively with colleagues.
  • A passion for science learning, journalism, education and public broadcasting.
  • Exceptional news judgement and first-rate script-writing/storytelling skills.

What we offer:

  • Competitive and comprehensive benefits package
  • 403(b)/Roth and outstanding company match program
  • Growth opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement and loans

For a full job description or to apply through their online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit their websites for their current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.