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KBR NASA Live News Video Producer (Live Shot Fellow) in Greenbelt, Maryland

Title:

NASA Live News Video Producer (Live Shot Fellow)

This as a one year ‘fellowship” - very likely this will be eligible for extension

KBR is looking for a passionate storyteller who loves sharing stories of exploration and discovery. We are looking for a news associate producer to join our live shot team and produce satellite and social media tours on some of NASA’s most exciting missions.

Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) is home to the largest organization of scientists and engineers who build spacecraft and instruments to study the Earth, the solar system, the stars, and the very edge of space and time. The team searches the universe for answers and build upon ideas that have guided generations, sharing discoveries to inspire generations to come.

KBR is seeking an associate producer to assist GSFC’s Office of Communications in its mission to share NASA’s mission results with the widest possible audience.

This position would start remotely but will be required to be in person upon full time opening of center.

Potential for Travel: 4-6 trips/year likely to support launches and high profile events.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with NASA’s “Live Shot” team to develop and pitch satellite media tours

  • Write media advisories and pitches

  • Develop organizational and logistics strategies for campaigns

  • Lead campaign discussions and rehearsals with participating subject matter experts

  • Edit B-roll and graphics

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with national and local media outlets

  • Create and maintain relationships with non-traditional media platforms and content creators

  • Respond to media inquiries for interviews and b-roll

  • Monitor and collect data on media outreach for campaigns

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public affairs, or television

  • 1+ years of experience in local or network broadcast newsrooms or relevant experience

  • In lieu of formal education 9 years of related experience

  • Experience working on media outreach campaigns, including pitching, coordinating, and logistics

  • Experience translating complex science into accessible language for a general audience

  • Experience creating visual elements using programs like Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Pro

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, especially Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Teams and platforms like Slack

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with traditional broadcast interview platforms (live satellite) and virtual platforms such as Skype and Zoom

  • Experience using media monitoring software like CISION preferred

  • Knowledge of social media platforms

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ​

KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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