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Positions Available

AZPM Master Control Assistant Operator

Arizona Public Media at the University of Arizona offers an opportunity to receive on-the-job training in the field of television production. Our goal is to give students the prospect to learn and develop skills needed to support the company’s various forms of programming, whether it be through our local distribution of the public broadcast network, online/new media, or PBS HD Channel 6. An Assistant Operator in Master Control will have the opportunity to work closely with Arizona Public Media’s Master Control Operations engineers. This position is intended to assist with the daily duties of a Master Control operator. Such duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Recording programs sent by satellite
  • Preparing programs for air and for near line or long term storage
  • Transferring programs between various servers and storage locations
  • Dubbing programs to and from various analog and digital sources
  • Monitoring television automation system and transmitter output signals
  • Instructional writing describing Master Control processes and equipment
  • Work hours may include: evenings, weekends and holidays.

Eligibility

Those who wish to be employed as student employees must meet the following requirements:

  • Enrolled at UA with a minimum of six credit units during the fall and spring semesters.
  • Elementary knowledge of television broadcast signals (HD & SD)
  • Fundamental knowledge of signal routing
  • Basic understanding of computer OS
  • Basic knowledge of video and audio signals
  • Attention to details are essential
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Listens well and asks questions when clarification is needed

Additional Information

Student employees will spend a minimum of 12 hours per week in a 15-week semester on the job, more time may be required.

Applications must contain the following information: - Statement of interest - Curriculum Vitae - At least 2 references

  • Opens: July 23, 2015
  • Ends: Open Until Filled
  • Review Begins: TBD

AZPM Student Crew in Field Production

Arizona Public Media employs student crew to work in various aspects of television production. In field production, students work below the line for various types of production in TV and Web. As a Field Production crew member for AZPM, you will learn and become responsible for field-audio work, lighting, videotaping. You will also have the opportunity to work in-studio with our studio crew on various types of shows.

AZPM generally needs people to work in 4 hour or 8 hour increments. For example, most shifts are from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. We do need people who can work full-day production as well. We are also looking for individuals who can be flexible with their time for production during the weekend. The more open your school schedule is, the more opportunity for an interesting production work experience.

Interested candidates can pick up student application at Arizona Public Media, Modern Languages, Room 223. You must be enrolled at University of Arizona, and be taking 6 or more units.

  • Opens: June 4, 2015
  • Ends: Open Until Filled
  • Review Begins: TBD

AZPM Student Studio/Remote Crew

Arizona Public Media employs a student crew to work in various aspects of television production. Studio Production Crew primary duties are to perform duties for our local productions of Arizona Illustrated, Arizona Week, and Metro Week. Studio Work: Students are trained on various aspects of the production and depending on ability and initiative, may be promoted to higher positions in the following hierarchy: 1. Teleprompter Operator/Character Generator Operator (Graphics) 2. Camera Operator 3. Floor Manager 4. Audio Board Operator 5. Character Generator Operator (Graphics) 6. Assistant Director 7. Back up Director

AZPM will work around your class schedule once a student is hired. Our Studio Production generally needs people to work during these times: Mon –Wed – Fri 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. Other productions do happen at various other times; crew gets scheduled to those depending on their availability. To increase your chances of employment you need to be able to work two or three of these shifts. You must be able to work Spring Break, as we don’t follow the academic calendar, and we are still open for business.

Interested candidates can pick up student application at Arizona Public Media, Modern Languages, Room 223. You must be enrolled at University of Arizona, and be taking 6 or more units.

  • Opens: June 4, 2015
  • Ends: Open Until Filled
  • Review Begins: TBD

Broadcast Promotion Advertising Specialist (Extended Temporary Employment)

Under the general supervision of the Chief Communications Officer, the Assistant Promotions Producer is responsible for creating compelling promotional content for Arizona Public Media. The assistant producer creates high-quality content for promotion and underwriting across multiple media platforms, including, but not limited to, on-air promotion for multiple TV and radio stations, on-line services, underwriting credits, and promotional video for public events. The assistant promotions producer provides support to the Promotions Producer and functions under his/her day-to-day guidance.

  • Opens: June 4, 2015
  • Ends: Open Until Filled
  • Review Begins: TBD

Science Producer- (Radio & Television)

Arizona Public Media is seeking a candidate for the position of Science Producer. The successful candidate will join a growing team of producers and reporters providing content for multiple media platforms including radio, television, and online.

  • Opens: June 4, 2015
  • Ends: Open Until Filled
  • Review Begins: TBD

About Working at Arizona Public Media

Arizona Public Media is committed to providing excellence in Public Broadcasting to the diverse communities of southern Arizona. Our employees are the single most important resource, making all we achieve possible.

Arizona Public Media values creativity, diversity and sincerity in public service. Arizona Public Media is an AA/ADA/EEO employer. We encourage all those qualified to apply.

In accordance with FCC guidelines (adopted Nov. 7, 2002), Arizona Public Media is required to provide notification of full-time job vacancies to organizations involved in assisting job seekers upon request by such organization.

As a public service, Arizona Public Media Human Resources office will provide notification of jobs to interested organizations. To request notification, write:

Arizona Public Media
PO Box 210067
Tucson, AZ 85721-0067

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Links:
The University of Arizona's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office Web site
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) AZPM Public File