Sightline Media Group (SMG) is the leading news organization covering military, defense, public sector, federal technology, C4ISR and cyber defense. SMG has an opening for a multimedia producer to work on a variety of publications, including C4ISRNET, the home for Defense News’ reporting on military communications and many emerging technologies, and Federal Times, the essential news source for U.S. government employees.
The Multimedia Producer will help lead video and multimedia efforts for Military Times and Defense News, as well as Sightline Media’s other brands. Primary responsibilities center around production of the weekly television show, Defense News Weekly, and live event production. The Multimedia Producer will need to be able to produce both spot news stories longform features and learn how to set up, execute and switch live virtual and hybrid events. Experience in all areas of the production chain – from finding and pitching stories to putting the final touches on an edit – is required. On-camera experience is a plus.
The Multimedia Producer should have or be able to quickly attain a functional understanding of the U.S. military and defense spaces; experience covering either or both is preferred. The role comes with responsibilities for upload and distribution of video team assets.
Among the responsibilities that fall to the Multimedia Producer are:
Finding and Sourcing Stories
Live Event Production
In all, the Multimedia Producer will serve as a post-production lead and editor on all kinds of projects, and maintain a steady stream of cuts to keep videos posted to our platforms correctly and maximized for distribution. Creative input is welcomed and encouraged at all levels from this position.