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MPT Associate Producer (Maryland Farm and Harvest)

Recruitment #20-007012-0001


Maryland Public Television, which is commonly known by its familiar name "MPT," is a public television network that comprises six television stations that broadcast throughout the entire state of Maryland as well as into the District of Columbia and parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. MPT is the only statewide broadcaster in Maryland. MPT is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service.


Maryland Public Television

11767 Owings Mills Blvd.

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Main Purpose of Job

The Associate Producer will support the program producer and create informational, entertainment, and feature segments for broadcast and multimedia distribution as part of Maryland Farm & Harvest, a program on MPT that showcases the state's number one industry: agriculture.


  • Independently facilitate and execute the location production of programs, segments and elements;
  • Collaborate with the program producer to meet and maintain editorial mission, program balance and continuity;
  • Edit project rough and fine cuts on AVID non-linear systems using professional specifications and protocols to deliver segments, programs and program elements on deadline;
  • Supply finished scripts for programs\segments using professional scripting templates; 
  • Edit project rough and fine cuts on AVID non-linear systems using professional specifications and protocols to deliver segments, programs and program elements on deadline;
  • Shoot still photos on-location for promotional purposes;
  • Create social media content to accompany and promote broadcast;
  • Independently research program subjects via internet, telephone interview and other means as required and assigned;
  • Compile program\segment ideas;
  • Write and deliver professionally-styled treatments as assigned, meeting deadlines;
  • Storyboard and outline programs\segments for approval by the producer;
  • Support the CE Division by writing proposals and scripts; producing on-location or in-studio; editing projects; and, serving as Associate Producer on other projects, as assigned.


Education: Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university in humanities, fine arts, communications, media, journalism or related or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of television production experience, including video production and editing. Must have working knowledge of nonlinear digital video editing programs such as AVID and ADOBE PREMIERE.  Must have experience writing for TV/video.  

Note: Experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education only.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and coordinate multiple projects 
  • A self-motivator and the ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Is capable of working outdoors in occasional bad weather, challenging locations, around large equipment, and near animals.


Applicants are strongly encouraged to send online links to samples of TV/video content they have produced.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to submit your application online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via email to by the closing date and time. The MD State Application Form can be found online.

Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Paper applications, required documents, and any addenda may be mailed or faxed (410-581-4382) by the closing date and time to:

Maryland Public Television - HR

11767 Owings Mills Blvd.

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet both the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Maryland Public Television (MPT) is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MPT that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the state’s diversity. We thank our veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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