JOB OPENING: Channel 17 Field Producer

August 11, 2017

Are you interested in local government and public affairs? Do you have video production experience? Do you like to work with the public? Do you want to produce media that makes a difference?

JOB OPENING: Channel 17 Field Producer

Channel 17/ Town Meeting Television airs municipal meetings and public events on Comcast and Burlington Telecom in the communities of Burlington, South Burlington, Essex, Essex Junction, Winooski, Williston and Colchester.

Channel 17 is hiring one part-time Field Producer to cover Chittenden County municipal meetings and public events to air on its government access TV channels and website (www.Ch17.TV). Meetings typically take place during evening hours with some weekend event coverage. Complete Job Description is available upon request.

Qualifications for the position: 

  • Demonstrated video production experience in field settings. 
  • Interest in transparent and open local government. 
  • Customer service focus. 
  • Experience working with the public. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Professional presentation. 
  • Able to work evenings a must. 
  • Able to lift up to 45 pounds. 
  • Valid Drivers License. 
  • Available and functioning vehicle.

Pay Range: $15 - $17/ hour (Depending on experience and skill).

Deadline:  August 22, 2017

Email Resume and Cover Letter to: Christopher Wiersema, Channel Director 
cwiersema '@'


Channel 17/Town Meeting TV provides government access and public affairs programming to the Comcast cable subscribers of Colchester, South Burlington, Burlington, Essex Town, Essex Junction, Winooski, Williston and St. George as well as to the subscribers of Burlington Telecom cable. Channel 17’s mission is to make government more accessible and accountable to Chittenden County residents and to provide citizens with a direct link to public policy makers.