Senior Video Producer

May 12, 2023


The Senior Video Producer works as part of a video production team to pitch, develop and produce multiple short-form scripted video series per year, potentially long-form documentary projects for broadcast and a series of mini-docs for broadcast and online platforms.  They are an established video storyteller with significant experience in broadcast and digital content production and possess demonstrated high-level skills in journalistic writing, reporting and video production. They are a leader in the industry and bring vast experience to the table while demonstrating our values of integrity, community, innovation and diversity.

We are committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. Our organization serves a diverse community, in terms of ethnicity, class, culture, language, sexual orientation and disabilities and we are committed to increasing diversity and inclusion amongst our staff population. We encourage everyone interested in this role to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements.

Qualified applicants please apply here.

Hourly rate: $32.92-$34.00

Proof of vaccination required for employment

Location: Seattle - Must live in WA State, hybrid schedule available

CPM offers competitive benefits to team members working 20 hours or more a week. Benefits include:

  • 11 paid holidays
  • 1 personal holiday
  • 4 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) to start
  • Half-day Fridays during Summer
  • Company-matched 401(k) Retirement Plan that is fully-vested immediately
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • $50 per month subsidy toward an ORCA card 
  • Medical 
  • Dental
  • Vision


  • Pitch, research and develop short-form scripted video series, documentaries and other video content for distribution across broadcast and online platforms.
  • Work in collaboration with director of original videography to determine the content and focus of projects
  • Manage pre-production planning and logistics
  • Engage in ongoing survey of the digital and broadcast video landscape to inspire innovation
  • Coordinate with manager on project budgets and track spending for productions as needed
  • Assists production teams to complete short-form and long-form video and multimedia projects
  • As needed, serve as secondary photographer in the field
  • As needed, serve as on-camera reporter/host
  • Collect and manage media assets for video/multimedia projects
  • Write video scripts and supporting material as needed.
  • Work in collaboration with director of original videography to review and hone scripts written by other internal/external producers
  • Book crew as needed for productions
  • Record voice-over narration and coach other producers/narrators on voicing
  • Collaborate with internal/external video editors to complete projects
  • Review and provide feedback on cuts of videos from other internal/external producers
  • Ensure delivery of all relevant assets from independent contractors
  • Assist web editors with development additional web assets and publishing
  • Mentor, train and partner with other producers as needed
  • Source media assets for edits and coordinate cost with manager
  • Organize and deliver relevant materials to Marketing & Communications and Corporate Sponsorship departments as well as Traffic
  • Collaborate with graphic design department to build animations and other assets
  • Secure releases and perform fact-checking on scripts and supporting materials
  • Assist in media management and maintaining media asset archives
  • Train and supervise interns
  • Assist manager in preparation and tracking of budgets
  • Collaborate with other team members to foster a positive and productive culture and contribute toward the overall growth of the CPM
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice


  • Demonstrate excellent content judgment and knowledge of digital content trends; possess journalistic reporting skills and facility with multimedia storytelling tools and techniques
  • Knowledgeable about user experience principles with respect to presenting digital content
  • Production experience using social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Demonstrated ability to produce broadcast-quality video on multiple platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to uphold high ethical standards of journalism
  • Be able to both self-generate journalistic projects and work with restrictions to meet very specific project/initiative needs


  • BA/BS in journalism or related field, or equivalent experience required
  • MA/MS in journalism or related field, or equivalent experience strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of video producing/multimedia/journalism experience
  • Experience with Canon C100, C300, Canon 5D dSLR, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience assembling and managing video/multimedia production teams
  • Experience with stacking and packaging segments into sequences for television broadcast
  • Experience with producing short-form series for web and broadcast
  • Experience with writing project budgets and managing content acquisitions
  • Experience with managing asset delivery for video content
  • Experience with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and investigative reporting techniques preferred


  • Must have a valid driver’s license or reliable means of transportation to meet requirements of the job
  • Ability to view data on a computer screen for long periods of time
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods
  • Ability to regularly type on a keyboard
  • Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Washington State driver’s license
  • Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds unassisted
  • Ability to work some evenings, weekends, holidays and in inclement weather
About the Department


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We are committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. Read our complete diversity commitment statement here.