Montgomery Community Media is currently recruiting for the following positions:
MCM News Reporter
Production Technician

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MCM News Reporter

MCM News Reporter must be an excellent journalist and storyteller with a passion for community news. Reporting directly to the Director of Content and Operations, the News Reporter is a collaborative leader on the content team. The News Reporter must be committed to MCM’s goal of being the premiere source of county-wide hyper local content in Montgomery County.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The primary function of the News Reporter is to find good stories and tell them in a compelling way for and about the people of Montgomery County, Maryland. The position is responsible for three to five daily posts on and its social media platforms. As part of a small team of professional news and content gatherers, the News Reporter writes and edits multi-element stories using text, photos, and video.

Other Responsibilities Include:

  • Researching, reporting, writing, and posting enterprise stories.
  • Edit other content members’ scripts as assigned by Director of Content and Operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.
  • Minimum of two years of experience gathering, writing, and producing news content while working under tight deadlines.
  • Strong writing and editing skills. Must always practice high standards of journalism.
  • Ability to write, edit, post, and produce stories with video on websites and social media platforms with quick turnaround.
  • Ability to post content remotely on social media, including but not limited to Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Facebook Live.
  • Ability to work independently and with journalistically sound instincts.
  • Ability to work well and calmly under deadline pressure.
  • Ability to successfully engage with the public, maintain and acquire relevant contacts, and earn trust in the community by positively representing MCM.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings or weekends.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Additional Experience and Qualities a Plus:

  • Proven creative digital content producer with a strong interest in emerging platforms and audience growth.
  • Experience covering and producing video stories for TV, working with photographer/editor.
  • Experience shooting quality video with small cameras and/or mobile devices.
  • Established contacts in Montgomery County and general knowledge of the area.
  • Having own personal transportation is a plus.

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Production Technician

This position assists Production Coordinators in the technical aspects of production for County Council and MCT productions. Work as a part of a production team member on a variety of studio and field productions and provide guidance to maintain a professional atmosphere.

  • Assist the Production Coordinators with the technical aspects of all productions including site survey, equipment pack-up, set-up, production, strike, and equipment storage.
  • Participate as an assigned crew member for various productions. Assigned crew responsibilities include all studio and field positions.
  • Develop production skills as camera operator, technical director, audio person, studio supervisor, teleprompter and lighting set up.
  • Act as a temporary replacement for Production and Post-Production Coordinator on an as-needed basis.
  • Assist producers in creation and coordination of program production.
  • Assist with studio set-up and facilities oversight.
  • Maintain and follow all production and post-production procedures to ensure the highest production standards.
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Position requires two to five years of production experience, with an emphasis on EFP, ENG and studio style production.
  • Familiar with broadcast and industrial video production equipment and have a strong working knowledge of digital formats.
  • Familiar with and possess advanced technical skills including camerawork, lighting, ENG, live streaming and non-linear editing.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Film and Television Production, or related Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree also may apply. Adequate work experience may substitute for education requirement.
  • Commitment to community media, Public, Education and Government (PEG) access cable television, first amendment rights and public interest telecommunications.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with production and technical teams.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet established deadlines.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with government agencies, community groups and individuals unfamiliar with the production process.
  • Proven track record in video production, including, planning and oversight, in the development of video programs and/or customer service to content producers.
  • Working knowledge and experience in a variety of video production environments, equipment and/or systems, and Mac or PC-based applications and tools, specifically with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Clean driving record and valid MD Driver’s License. Ability to provide own transportation to attend meetings and events away from the office.

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