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Senior Producer – Fault Lines

Al Jazeera Media Network are seeking a Senior Producer to join their Emmy and Peabody award-winning investigative documentary program based in the U.S.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Initiate and research pitches for 25-minute documentary program based in the U.S., covering the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean or international stories with a strong U.S. connection
  • Prepare appropriate budget and story treatments for in-house approval
  • Research interviews
  • Organize production of documentary, including planning all editorial and logistical aspects of shoots, arranging travel, accommodation and equipment, securing access to people and locations for long-form shoot
  • Recruit freelance production staff
  • Produce programs in the field, including directing cinematographer and correspondent
  • Structure story and write broadcast documentary script, including narration, based off of original, and in some cases archival, footage for 25-minute documentary
  • Work closely with video editor during edit on deadline
  • Submit Programs as Completed forms for each documentary to document sourcing and rights information
  • Coach and mentor Producers, Assistant Producers, Interns, Researchers assigned to projects
  • Oversee documentaries produced by Producers, overseeing the entire production process from pitch to edit
  • Create pitch to edit production schedule for Producers
  • Help oversee program’s equipment
  • Perform other duties relevant to the job as requested

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