Maryland State Jobs Is Looking For An Assistant Producer

Assistant Producer: Advances the mission of MPT to produce quality local programming and expand community outreach by assisting Series Producer in all aspects of production and post-production for the local series Artworks (up to 30 episodes/year)and Chesapeake Collectibles (13 episodes/year), as well as for specials such as the Baker Artist Awards and other projects as assigned.

 This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


Artworks 6

  • Assemble & edit shows to time, generate on-screen IDs (L3s) and Credits, prep for captioning   

  • Coordinate acquisition of visual artists’ high resolution images, WAV files from musicians and literary texts from writers for local segments: POP-UPS, CLOSING MUSIC & WORDS 

  • Creatively edit POP-UP, WORDS & MUSIC Sequences 

  • Runs Teleprompter for studio host records and location shoots 

  • Assists in creation of theme shows for fall premier of the next series 

  • Baker Artist Awards: assists on location artist profile shoots, runs teleprompter on live to tape studio record

Chesapeake Collectibles 8

  • Assist producer on location during feature story shoots. Will co-produce at least 2 feature stories per year

  • Ongoing: Research archival stills for historic context of selected items

  • Creates, solicits and maintains Volunteer lists and staffing charts

  • Compiles and maintains accurate Special and Photo Submission lists

  • Compiles and organizes Admissions Lists for evaluation event

  • Provides essential production support at the weekend evaluation event

  • Edits audio stringouts of the ROV camera segments after the shoot event


  • Write & schedule weekly social media posts (tweets & Facebook) promoting shows and events

  • Updates series’ segment rundowns and participant lists

  • Notifies artists and participants of their airdates

  • Completes monthly metadata excel sheets, exports show stills, and writes thumbnail descriptions for posting the series online (Cove)

  • Assists in developing and expanding each series’ digital content: extended interviews, online galleries, etc.