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    2016 South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW)-Documentary Feature Special Jury Award
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    2016 George Foster Peabody Award
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    2015 News and Documentary Emmy Awards-Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting
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    Jobs

    We’re hiring! Join us and help fuel the future of filmmaking.

    Full Time

    • Managing Director of Digital Production

      Serve as key member of our senior leadership team working cross-functionally to drive digital content strategy and multi-platform business development. Please bring 8-10 years of digital media production experience.

    • Senior Content and Initiatives Manager

      Serve as a liaison between ITVS and the independent and public television communities with a particular focus on cultivating relationships with the independent field; tracking and sourcing content; and maintaining positive relationships.

    • Director of Marketing & Publicity

      Drive multi-faceted marketing strategies to increase audience viewership of ITVS programs on broadcast and digital platforms! This key role lead and oversee all marketing content creation, communications, and public relations activities for ITVS. Ideal candidates will have 2-5 years of entertainment marketing and/or media experience.

    • Manager, Marketing & Publicity

      Assist with marketing campaign strategy and execution – from creative brief to launch! This role is for an experienced marketing professional who can work independently, think critically and apply basic marketing principles to project work.

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    IN THE PRESS

    1. Independent Lens Announces New 2016-2017 Season

      November 17, 2016

      The critically-acclaimed, award-winning documentary showcase Independent Lens announced today its upcoming new season lineup, which launches on Monday, December 26, 2016, with the real-life cross-cultural romantic comedy Meet the Patels.

    2. ITVS names John Cheng Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

      November 4, 2016

      Public media’s leading incubator and presenter of independent film, announced today John Cheng will join the organization as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer. In this new position Cheng will oversee strategy across the organization’s finance, information technology, business affairs and operations units.

    3. Containment Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, January 9, 2017 on PBS

      November 3, 2016

      Filmed in weapons plants, in Fukushima, and in a deep underground burial site, Containment is part graphic novel and part observational essay, weaving between an uneasy present and an imaginative, troubled distant future, exploring the struggle to keep waste confined over millennia.

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