THE CHIMES // Video Producer

Basic function and responsibility:

The Chimes video producer is responsible for the upkeep and promotion of timely multimedia elements on The Chimes Online, particularly videos. This person makes final edits on videographers’ work, delegating assignments as necessary. This person is responsible for adding two to three new videos to the website each week. The video producer works with the managing web editor to maintain consistency on the site. The ideal candidate is a visual journalist, exceptionally creative, technologically savvy, and a good mentor to other visual students. He or she has extensive expertise in video editing and working with Youtube.

Duties:

  1. Oversee the video production process of The Chimes Online, working over three videographers.

  1. Coordinate with assignment editors to keep video on site timely. Meet all deadlines he or she sets for web content. Ensure that videography staff does the same.

  1. Upload videos online through Youtube.

  1. Assist online photo editors with visual uploads on occasion.

  1. Work with design editors to make sure videos are plugged appropriately in print.

  1. Stay on top of campus news.

  1. Ensure that sports games get some coverage in video.

  1. Help coordinate promotional efforts for The Chimes Online through video.

10.  Attend weekly budget meetings and contribute ideas for videos to accompany and enhance stories, as well as present independent video story ideas.

11. Train an apprentice in spring to potentially take over role.

Supervision Received: Editor-in-chief, Managing Editor

Supervision of Others: Videographers, freelance videographers

Qualifications:

General: Strong video editing skills and news sense. Ability to supervise and provide constructive criticism in a helpful and appropriate manner. Flexible attitude. Demonstrate superior knowledge of computer programs such as YouTube, PhotoShop, and Final Cut Pro. Good interpersonal skills and ability to lead a staff. Able to delegate assignments.

Education and Experiences: At the time of election or appointment, must attend or accepted to Biola as a full-time student. Prior experience working with newspapers, yearbook, magazines or prior work, class experience, or journalism is preferable.

Hours Worked: 15-20 hours per week until the end of the spring semester (This is a stipend-based position, with a $100 a week for an estimated 13 weeks. This amount subject to change.)