In a time of rapid and disruptive change in the media landscape, ideastream is laying the foundation for its digital transformation and future. The digital transformation and future ideastream is pursuing is one based on an organizational culture shift; one that envisions an organization that operates on the principles of agility, iteration and experimentation while making content and product decisions on the basis of data and audience engagement. ideastream further envisions an organization where its staff, as a whole and over time, has the skills and orientation to produce digital-first content and products.
In that context, the Managing Producer, Digital Media, will play a pivotal role in driving the organization’s digital culture transformation.
The Managing Producer, Digital Media (Managing Producer) will be a dynamic leader, working across the Content Department to drive digital-first content creation and digital engagement, build staff capacity and capability to produce high-quality digital content on all digital platforms, and optimize content performance on all ideastream digital properties.
his position requires a highly creative, collaborative, innovative, and disciplined leader who is well-versed in modern, digital content creation, existing and emerging digital content platforms, data analytics systems and new digital products. S/he is also mindful and sensitive to conventional production platforms. S/he will embody a spirit of creative experimentation, while maintaining a disciplined and calculated approach to continuous improvement to the use of data and audience engagement to inform content creation.
The Managing Producer will be a key member of the Content Department leadership team which includes the Managing Producer - Community Affairs, Managing Producer - Health and Managing Producer - Arts & Culture.
ideastream is public broadcasting and much more. It is a multiple media public service organization in Cleveland, Ohio that applies the power of media to education, culture and citizenship.
ideastream is recognized locally and nationally as an innovative model for public media and distinguishes itself from other media organizations through a deep and abiding commitment to community partnerships..., civic engagement, and innovative and creative use of media. ideastream acquires, creates and distributes high-quality radio, television and web content that focuses on areas that have been identified as priorities by Northeast Ohio residents: arts and culture; education; health information; community assets and challenges; and issues relating to the State of Ohio.
ideastream also continues to be recognized as a model of excellence for the integration of program content across media platforms. Currently, WVIZ/PBS presents educational, cultural and informational programs 24 hours a day, including 12 hours each weekday that are devoted to educational programming for children. 90.3 WCPN and WCLV 104.9 offer 24 hours of news, information and music programming each day. ideastream’s radio and television content is also available anytime, anywhere on the web in a variety of forms and places.
The mission of ideastream is to strengthen our communities. ideastream pursues this mission as a multiple media public service organization by providing distinctive, thought-provoking programs and services that enlighten, inspire, educate and entertain.