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Rhode Island PBS seeks an executive producer, arts & culture

July 19, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Executive Producer of Arts and Culture is responsible for the creative look, ensures editorial integrity and facilitates the expansion of arts and culture programming produced by Rhode Island PBS. This person will oversee production and manage distribution of show elements across digital platforms ensuring deadlines are met, and that the content is creative, engaging, visually compelling and journalistically solid. They will be a strong hands-on producer able to collaborate and contribute directly to productions, particularly in the launch of new programming.  The Executive Producer also collaborates with the Audience Engagement Team to increase visibility and deepen audience engagement with Rhode Island PBS journalism.

Reports To: Chief Content Officer
Location: Providence, Rhode Island

What the Executive Producer Position Does:

  • Oversee and collaborate on the production of Art inc. and Ocean States Sessions, Animal Talk, Double Feature and special arts and culture projects.
  • Develop new projects as they are created and approved through a collaborative greenlighting process.
  • Create a strong working partnership with the Audience Engagement Team.
  • Use data to guide decision-making. The Executive Producer of Arts and Culture will become familiar with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) measuring success (through consultation with the Chief Content Officer) and incorporate appropriately into editorial decision-making.
  • Collaborate on setting priorities for production equipment acquisition, and streamlining workflow.
  • Establish and guide the adoption of new production processes as needed.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum of eight years of producing creative video journalism for broadcast and digital distribution.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
  • Deep commitment to editorial integrity.
  • Knowledge of and appreciation for the role of public media journalism in our community.
  • Proven excellent hands-on production skills.
  • Ability to collaborate, coach and communicate new ideas and processes to team members and those in other parts of the organization.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to  Please indicate the position to which you are applying. No phone calls, please.

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