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Multimedia Content Producer at FSTV

About Free Speech TV

Network Background: Operating in its 28th year, Free Speech TV (FSTV) is a national, nonprofit, independent news network whose mission is to empower an informed and active citizenry to build a more just, equitable multiracial democracy. Powered by our viewers, FSTV amplifies the voices not heard on the corporate networks and lifts up the efforts of everyday people working on the front lines of racial, economic, and environmental justice. The team at FSTV believes a just, kind, and sustainable world is built by people inspired by diverse voices, surprising conversations, and fearless truth-telling. 

Free Speech TV airs 24/7 with daily news programs like Democracy Now! and The Thom Hartmann Program, with weekly current affairs series like Gay USA and Economic Update, with award-winning documentaries, and with special coverage of events and movements like Netroots Nation, Bioneers and the Poor People’s Campaign.  FSTV reaches 30 million US homes via DISH, DIRECTV, local cable affiliates, Sling TV, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire/Alexa, iOS app, social media and www.freespeech.org.

Position Summary: The Multimedia Content Producer, as a member of the Programming team, is responsible for creating, distributing and publishing daily engaging digital content to all of FSTV’s digital and broadcast platforms.  This full-time hybrid schedule opportunity is for immediate hire and will operate from the organization’s headquarters in sunny, vibrant Denver, Colorado

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

•    Executing daily content plans (editing and publishing short video clips from various daily/weekly hosts) that maximize audience engagement and customer  experience on all digital channels (including FSTV website, youtube, OTT/streaming apps, and social media)

•    Producing high-quality, entertaining and engaging, original digital content packages (images, videos, etc.) for our website, social media, Youtube channel, and OTT/streaming apps as a way to grow an audience. Includes utilizing brand management best practices to produce effective online graphics and content

•    Assisting the Program Director and other members of the content team in curating/aggregating partner content for digital and broadcast distribution, including but not limited to creating trailers/promos, clips, and other supplemental content as needed

•   Reviewing submitted media files for quality control

•   Writing content descriptions

•   Working with the content team to develop and execute program launch strategies

•    Assisting in maintaining relationships with content contributors, distributors and filmmakers in conjunction with Program Director 

•    Maintaining a database of contacts, programs and rights while representing FSTV with integrity, respect and the highest standards in developing content partner relationships


The Multimedia Content Producer position requires the abilities, leadership, willingness, drive and initiative to:

  • Assist in cross-departmental projects with the ability to work collaboratively  
  • Complete all tasks accurately and on time with strong attention to detail 
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills — ability to interact well, collaborate and support

colleagues and partners (producers, hosts, and vendors) 

  • Remain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges while at times working in a high tempo environment 
  • Manage multiple assignments simultaneously and effectively 
  • Work extended hours for special events


  •  At least one to two years experience working in a professional creative services & video production environment
  • Skilled in video capturing techniques, post-production & graphic design principles
  • Must have intermediate skills with video editing and graphic design–Adobe Creative Cloud preferred
  • Multimedia Journalism (MMJ) experience with basic understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure preferred
  • Passion and curiosity for brand storytelling and solid project coordination skills
  • Personal commitment to FSTV’s values and its vision of a multiracial democracy
  • Familiarity of social justice organizations, movements and progressive content creators
  • An understanding and familiarity of the intersectionality of social, racial, economic, and environmental justice issues, and a passion for the network’s movement-building mission

FLSA Status: Fulltime, Non-Exempt 

Reports To: Program Director

Department: Programming        

Supervisory Responsibilities: None 

Location: Denver, CO (currently hybrid)

Travel: Occasional travel is required

Compensation: $48,000-$50,000 annually, commensurate with experience

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, life, short/long-term disability insurance. Generous paid time off. 401k retirement plan  

Anticipated Start Date: 12/1/23 or earlier when possible

To Apply: To apply, submit a cover letter to [email protected] using “Multimedia Content Producer” in the subject line. The application deadline for this position is COB on 11/17/23

The Open Media Foundation is recruiting on behalf of FSTV. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Multimedia Content Producer at FSTV” The deadline for applications is 24 days from the date of this announcement.

We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds, age, economic circumstance, ethnicity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, religion, and sexual orientation to apply.

Free Speech TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based upon age, race, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, status as a veteran, status as an individual with a disability or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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