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Salon covers national news and politics, culture and entertainment, food, and science and health through insightful reporting, our flagship show “Salon Talks” and other Salon TV programming, commentary and analysis, criticism, investigations, original newsletters and personal essays. Founded in San Francisco in 1995, Salon is a digital pioneer; our entrepreneurial culture honors the spirit of our founders by rewarding innovation and initiative. 

We are currently hiring for the following positions: 

Producer

Salon is seeking a full-time producer to join our video team. The job is located at Salon’s midtown New York studio and the role will be responsible for working on our interview show (“Salon Talks”) and various other SalonTV video shoots and projects. This is an A-Z production position that involves expertise on both the technical side (independently operating a 2-camera shoot, using livestream software and editing episodes/clips in Adobe Premiere Pro) and the creative side (collaborating with Salon hosts and celebrity guests, generating show ideas and writing for the show).

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who has worked in a deadline-driven environment and is ready to both lead and take direction well. This is a full-time position with benefits. This is a position covered under the Writers Guild of America, East, Collective Bargaining Agreement. This is an on-site position in midtown New York and you will be expected to work an agreed-upon schedule and be legally able to work in the U.S. 

Responsibilities:

  • Run the technical, audio and visual aspects of daily video shoots for SalonTV

  • Edit full episodes and cut video clips for Salon.com and social media distribution

  • Write short articles and supplemental content that support Salon’s videos

  • Pitch guests for the show and assist with the booking process

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Video, Journalism or related field

  • Professional experience in digital media or television

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere and Photoshop). After Effects experience and experience creating graphics are a plus

  • Ability to shoot high-quality video and a familiarity with lighting and Canon C100

  • Experience with live streaming production software, such as Wirecast

  • Strong interest in news, entertainment and politics

  • Must have impeccable written and verbal communication skills and the ability to receive critical feedback in a small team environment

  • Must have the ability to work both independently and under close direction of the executive producer and editor in chief

  • Must be able to troubleshoot and problem solve on the fly

  • Candidates with live production/TV experience will be prioritized

To apply: Send send a resume, cover letter and applicable materials, such as a reel or clips, to applications@salon.com with PRODUCER in the subject line.