Editorial Associate, PBS Digital Studios

Job Type

Full Time




2100 Crystal Drive
United States



PBS Digital Studios focuses on developing original online content and content strategies that position PBS as a leading global source of entertaining and enlightening video content, in support of the PBS vision of being the most trusted, valued and supported media organization in America.


The Senior Editorial Associate assists the Digital Studios team in managing day to day editorial and engagement activities for Digital Studios shows and channels on YouTube, Facebook Watch and other platforms. The incumbent supports the team in growing content pipeline and audience.



  • Work closely with Director of Programming and other senior staff to execute editorial standards duties for PBS Digital Studios series including:
  • Review rough cuts and offer feedback to producers
  • Manage editorial calendar
  • Oversee episodic publishing including operational and monetization settings
  • Monitor and manage digital rights claims and disputes
  • Helps to coordinate cross program collaborations including scheduling and delivery
  • Support the creation of promotional assets and optimization of channel engagement
  • Work with show producers to develop crowd funding rewards and launch campaigns
  • Work with team to develop and maintain editorial best practices and tutorials that assist in content and audience development at the national and local level
  • Coordinate and execute fan events such as meet ups, conference panels and exhibitions
  • Work with Director of Programming, and the audience development team to grow new audiences for specific shows and the PBSDS network
  • Track analytics for episodes, series and network
  • Prepare weekly and monthly analytics reports for YouTube, Facebook


  • 2 years professional experience working for media organizations or nationally recognized brand(s) via digital media initiatives (content development, social media, communications, etc.)
  • 1 year experience working with a digital team (content creation, online publishing, or social media)
  • Extensive experience in producing video, specifically for YouTube and social platforms
  • Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining relationships


  • Bachelor’s degree in Film Studies, Liberal Arts, Communications or related field


  • Video content development skills
  • YouTube and Facebook Watch publishing and analytics skills are a plus
  • Digital photo/video producing and editing skills
  • Familiarity with a variety of social platforms and their audiences
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in an independent work environment 
  • Positive attitude and superb organizational skills
  • Willingness to take on new roles, share ideas, and perform other duties as assigned
  • Proven ability to build consensus and work effectively within teams
  • Committed to the mission of the Public Broadcasting Service 

PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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