Be part of the all-volunteer team making the best satire in Minnesota! Minnesota Tonight is the only late night comedy show focused on satirizing the news, politics and issues happening right here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Each taping features monologues, video segments, interviews with local luminaries, and musical guest performances, all filmed in front of an audience. Since 2015 Minnesota Tonight has created politically relevant comedy in the spirit of “The Daily Show”, entirely focused on the news and issues that hit closest to home. We are now accepting submissions for our Video Producer Position.
Minnesota Tonight is looking for a Video Producer to work other team members to film both live show footage and other pre-recorded content. We are looking for an experienced Video Producer with knowledge of sound, lighting, location scouting, and file management.
Advise writers during the scripting processes, to ensure that sketches can be completed on time and on budget
Transform scripts to videos by assembling equipment, planning shots, and overseeing both filming and video editing
Work with writers and directors to create a shot list and acquire the needed video
Attend our live show every 3rd Wednesday of the month at Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis
Record the live show with high quality and professionalism
Upload and organize files in Dropbox
Scout locations for pre-recorded segments and maintain contacts
Assist in editing footage
General video production experience
Experience using sound and light equipment
Ability to communicate effectively
Approximately 3-10 hours of work per week.
Proficient in Adobe Premiere
Knowledge of Slack
Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator
Experience with Motion Graphics and After Effects
Ability to stay organized and problem solve
All 30 MNT writers, producers, filmmakers and editors are committed, unpaid volunteers. This position is likewise, unpaid.
Example of work (website, reel, or files)