What does an Associate Media Producer do?

Media producers oversee, design, and implement media projects working on strict schedules and deadlines and may be responsible for keeping a film crew under a specific budget. They are involved in producing the video and audio content used in commercials, movies, online channels, and mediums. They use their knowledge of software programs including FinalCut Pro or Avid to create their visual pieces and work closely with production crews, directors, producers, and sound engineers and videographers to oversee reproduction.

Media producers brainstorm subject matter and choose topics for the videos; they write scripts and titles, edit audio or video footage for media projects, and produce audio and video content. Media producers possess a solid understanding of technology to manage the creation of content for digital formats. They communicate with other production and project stakeholders to build engaging material that meets user needs, stays on budget, and achieves production goals. Media producers need a bachelor's degree in communications and fluency in relevant software and systems.

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Work/Life Balance
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Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Associate Media Producer Salaries

Average Base Pay

$56,536 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$37K
Median: $57K
$86K
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Associate Media Producer Career Path

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Social Media Producer
Jun 15, 2021

“I was provided with so many opportunities to experience different roles and see what I liked.”

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Commercial Producer
Feb 5, 2020

“Some people don't tip and not a good base pay.”

Eagle Brook ChurchEagle Brook Church
Media Producer
Feb 24, 2020

“Strong culture that strives to always make things better.”

CosmoteCosmote
Media Producer
Oct 4, 2019

“Some qualified fresh management that is a pleasure to work with.”

Wbay TV
Commercial Producer
Aug 27, 2021

“Good people to work with.”

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TV Commercial Producers
Jan 20, 2021

“Great Team to work with.”

News 12 NetworksNews 12 Networks
Social Media Producer
Jul 9, 2020

“absolutely zero career development opportunities”

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Digital Media Producer
Feb 3, 2021

“Good job and salary here.”

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