Fall 2021 Openings

Application Due Dates and Times TBD

TELEVISION 2021 

For questions contact: Luke Lobdell @ vptelvison@cable8.org.

The TV department in Cable 8 is where students write, produce, direct, film and edit their own TV style shows. There is typically a Director and Producer who are in charge. They come up with an idea with a six episode story arch, write the first script and pitch that idea to the Cable 8 execs. Once approved the Director and Producer hire two assistants. An assistant producer and Assistant Director. All four positions earn credit. Then the team of four will hire volunteer actors/talent and crew members based on the characters they put in their script. It's up to the directors and producers to divy up the work throughout each episode to get it done on time. They can check out equipment from the production manager and use the cable 8 facilities, tools and props to film their episodes

  • Director

    • Typically directs actors and crew, films and is in charge of editing

  • Producer

    • Typically writes scripts, gets props, helps edit

  • Assistants

    • Chosen by the directors and producers. 

    • They help the director and producer with their jobs. 

    • Usually it’s running audio, writing, editing

  • Production Manager

    • Is in charge of managing and checking out Cable 8 equipment.

Show Pitches:

To pitch a show you need a director, a producer, a script and a “season” outline! Scripts are for a 14:30 or 29:30 episode (minimum), you make 6 episodes (about every two weeks).

PROMOTIONS/MARKETING 2021 

Position duties may vary. For questions contact: Zach Mora @ vpmarketing@cable8.org.

  • Special Events Coordinator: In charge of all special events, including but not limited to hospitality events, Cougar Vision Outreach Program events and spring banquet.

  • General Promotions Manager: In charge of creating and executing promotional campaigns for the station.

  • Photographer: In charge of creating a visual history of Cable 8 Productions. 

  • Graphic Design Manager: In charge of creating graphics for various projects and events. This position requires a minimum of 2 graphic design samples to be submitted with application.*

  • Digital Media Producer: In charge of analytics and maintaining a strong online presence.  Find ways to increase engagement, determine how to improve our reach with current and future audiences, organize digital collaborations with other similar organizations.

 

Special Projects 2021

Positions and show subject to change. duties may vary. For questions contact: GW @ vpspecialprojects@cable8.org.

Show: Web Publicity

  • Director

  • Host

  • Camera Operator

  • Producer/Editor (x2)

Show: Community Promo

  • Director

  • Host*

  • Camera Operator*

  • Producer/Editor

 Show: Coug Stories

  • Director

  • Host*: 

  • Camera Operator*

  • Producer/Editor

Show: Unorthodox Sports

  • Director 

  • Head Producer

  • Social Media Manager*

  • Producer/Editor (x2)

  • Camera Operator (x2)

  • Host (x3)

 

Show: AfterVirtual

  • Director

  • Producer/Editor (x2)

  • Camera Operator (x2)

  • Host