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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Salary: $42,000 - $45,000
  • Organization Type: Art/Culture

Nine PBS

Nine PBS: Associate Producer

Who We Are: As an essential community institution, Nine PBS magnifies and deepens understanding of our community to help our region flourish. We convene meaningful conversations, we share thought-provoking content, and we host events that engage and inspire our region. Our unique facilities and connections offer opportunities for memorable experiences for audiences of all ages.

Our History: We are a community-licensed public media station. For 70 years, we have been a foundational pillar in the St. Louis community by providing trusted, community-centered content and resources. Our core purpose is to magnify and deepen understanding of our community to help our region flourish.

Our Values: Nine PBS is rooted in our four values: Community, Trust, Equity, and Learning. These guide every aspect of our work – both in how we interact with one another as teammates, as well as how we engage with the community.

Our Culture: Nine PBS is an equal opportunity employer with a leadership team and culture that prioritizes diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. For the past four years, Nine PBS was identified by the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis as a best place for women to work.

Our Team: One of our strategic goals is to create and sustain a positive, high-performing, inspiring, and inclusive culture that prioritizes the well-being and belonging of every member of our team. Get to know the amazing individuals you will be working alongside if you are selected for this position:

Position Description: The Associate Producer supports the broader content team in researching, scheduling, organizing, field producing, editing and delivering compelling original content for online and on-air. The Associate Producer serves as the front line for assistance and management of necessary systems and reports to the Managing Producer, Content Initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities: The following primary responsibilities are vital to successfully meeting the expectations of this position in an effective and efficient manner. This is not an exhaustive list and areas of focus may fluctuate between the primary and secondary responsibilities, as needed.

·       Support content team in research, phone calls, field production setup, etc.

·       Assist in management of team’s Planner, deliverables tracking, and public filings.

·       Support writing and editing of scripts and field production.

·       Maintain database of contacts and media relations professionals for the community.

·       Support production of video shorts across platforms.

·       Prepare regular reports and written documents for projects.

·       Upload completed stories and programs for online platforms.

Secondary Responsibilities: These are additional activities that are expected to be performed with this position.

·       Assist in story production process with broader team.

·       Ability to produce short videos or stories for multiple platforms.

·       Collaborate within and across teams and represent content in needed meetings or events.

·       Support metadata management and archiving of content.

Qualifications: Associate’s degree required, with 1- 2 years or more of experience in journalism, communications, mass communication, video production or other related fields. Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word and other MS Office applications. Skills in video editing software (i.e. Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, etc.), media management, and social media.

Hybrid Schedule: Due to this position’s need to support the entire content team, on-site work is required at least 3-4 days per week, and evening/weekend hours are required at times.

Additional Expectations and Core Competencies: Success in this role is not only measured by meeting the expectations outlined above, but also in how the work is performed. The following competencies are required for this role.

·       Approach all interactions solution focused.

·       Be open to feedback and demonstrate a growth mindset.

·       Provide respectful feedback to others, as needed.

·       Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging by modeling inclusive behaviors.

·       Effectively and proactively communicate with supervisor, teammates, and others across the organization to create a collaborative work environment.

·       Demonstrate effective time management.

·       Demonstrate good judgment.

·       Demonstrate effective working relationships with others.

Application Instructions

Company: Nine PBS

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Job Location: St Louis, MO, US

Salary Range: $42,000 – $45,000

Application Timeline: March 12 – March 31, 2024

Application Process: For a candidate to be considered for employment, the following materials must be submitted as a complete application to

·       Resume

·       Cover Letter

·       3 Professional References

Provide a word document that includes responses to the following three questions:

1.)   What have you read in this job posting that is interesting and inspiring to you? (no more than 150 words)

2.)   How are you uniquely qualified to enhance the Nine PBS team and our work? (no more than 150 words)

3.)   One of Nine PBS’s organizational priorities is to foster an inclusive culture that values belonging and connection. Please provide an example of a time when you reinforced these priorities. (no more than 150 words)

Nine PBS

As an essential community institution, Nine PBS magnifies and deepens understanding of our community to help our region flourish. We tell stories that move us. We meet people where they are the most comfortable consuming content. Nine PBS’s platforms include four distinct broadcast channels (Nine PBS, Nine PBS KIDS®, Nine PBS World, and Nine PBS Create),, social media, the free PBS Video App, streaming services, live and virtual events, and the Public Media Commons. Since 1954, Nine PBS has accepted the community’s invitation into their homes, schools, and businesses. Follow Nine PBS on X, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok.