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Company: American Public Television
Address: Boston, MA
American Public Television
The Exchange Content Communications Editor reports to the Vice President, Exchange Programming & Digital Services and is primarily responsible for gathering, maintaining, and disseminating publicity and promotional materials for the Exchange Content service at American Public Television (APT). Boston-based APT is the largest syndicator of content to public television stations nationwide.
Working closely with APT’s Exchange Content department and Communications department, suppliers of Exchange programs, and presenting station publicists, the Exchange Content Communications Editor assures the timely distribution of quality program information and press materials to licensed public television stations and the media to assure program publicity as appropriate. The editor prepares and edits program descriptions for Exchange marketing screenings for public television stations, manages the Exchange online program image and asset catalog and oversees Exchange’s Communications activities in print and online. The Communications Editor also contributes to APT communications, especially surrounding promotional priorities and helping stations prioritize APT content.
APT Exchange, one of American Public Television’s three programming divisions, supplies quality programming to public television stations nationwide and also serves as a distribution gateway for both station and independent producers. Virtually all U.S. public television licensees subscribe to the APT Exchange service and its inventory of more than 850 titles and 3,000 television hours in many content genres. Exchange’s signature series include the lifestyle series America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated, The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross, NHK Newsline, Lidia’s Kitchen, P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home, AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television, Simply Ming, and Rick Steves’ Europe.
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This job description is intended to be general and will evolve over time. The description is subject to periodic updating. At management’s discretion, the employee may be assigned different or additional duties from time to time. APT offers generous benefits, competitive salaries, and a dynamic work environment. Send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements by email to [email protected]
APT is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls, please.