Senior Producer

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Classification Title:

Senior Producer

Functional Title:

Senior Producer

Job Description:

The Senior Producer is responsible and vital to carrying out WUCF’s mission of serving as a Central Florida Storyteller. The Senior Producer will pitch and research stories, book talent, write, copy and help shape editorial high-quality content for WUCF on multiple platforms. This position may require on-air duties, as the content warrants. The Senior Producer works to support the Executive Producer and Managing Producer to meet department deadlines.


  • Research and pitch stories that align with content strategies and goals.

  • Shoot and edit video with provided equipment for the broadcast and digital platforms.

  • Write and edit balanced and accurate scripts under deadline.

  • Book panelists for in-studio discussions.

  • Support studio production of NewsNight and, on occasion, other programs.

  • Represent WUCF at station events and partner activities.

  • Commitment to produce WUCF content through a lens of diversity and inclusion.


Communications and Marketing, WUCF TV

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

48,722 - Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree and 2+ years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven journalism experience, a thorough understanding of unbiased reporting, and experience filming and editing.

  • Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, and After Effects experience preferred.

  • Multi-camera and single-camera film-style directing.

  • Prefer candidates with the ability to communicate in conversational Spanish in order to serve the community with bilingual programming and content in Central Florida.

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Florida Clause:

UCF’s expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions:

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening.  Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in the People's Republic of China, the Russian Federation, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the Republic of Cuba, the Venezuelan regime of Nicolás Maduro, or the Syrian Arab Republic.

The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates. 

These requirements do not apply to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents if the employment or training was/is through an agency of the U.S. Government.  For more information on what information must be provided and the screening process, please see:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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