The Pennsylvania Cable Network has the following positions available:


JOB TITLE:  Assistant Producer


The employee is responsible for producing various projects as assigned by PCN.  This hourly position can expect to work approximately 42 hours/ week.  This job requires an understanding of politics and the legislative process, good writing/ research skills, and as an understanding of live television production.



·         Conceptualize the program for production.

·         Attend various meetings.

·         Identify the most appropriate subjects and/or guests.

·         Coordinate production logistics and guest schedules

·         Expected to research and prepare on-air hosts for various productions. 

·         Identify appropriate venues.

·         Work with host/emcee.

·         Indentify appropriate materials to be utilized in the production (including charts, graphs, video, etc.).

·         Oversee implementation of aforementioned materials into the execution of actual production.

·         Oversee post-production/editing.

·         Organize schedule of production.

·         Responsible for various projects, as assigned by a Supervising Producer.



Ability to use spreadsheets, word processing, databases, internet and other computer-related skills required.  Working knowledge of social media (including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter) a plus.  Long periods of time sitting and typing are required. Must be available to work a flexible schedule.  Employee must be able to work independently, be on time, and be properly dressed.



Creating and maintaining relationships with the entities that PCN covers.  Communicating internally and externally with what is needed for each production, including interaction with a technical crew.  Work with Assignment Editor and Supervising Producers for staffing and scheduling of production for on-air.


Position is part of the PCN Programming Department and reports to the Director of Programming. 

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to: francineschertzer@pcntv.com by April 25, 2014.



JOB TITLE:             Director of Strategic Partnerships

DEPARTMENT:       Business Development

STATUS:                  Exempt

REPORTS TO:        VP Marketing and Brand Development

GENERAL FUNCTION:  Raise money to assist PCN in its public service mission while maintaining network principles and standards. Coordinate with Programming Department to develop content-generating partnerships. Manage operations and budget of the Business Development Department. Work in cooperation with other executive managers to carry out company procedures and priorities.


  • Develop strategic partnership program with the purpose of further diversifying revenue streams and increasing revenue for PCN.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with businesses, state agencies, and other potential partners in order to present available PCN underwriting options.
  • Design underwriting campaigns and prepare presentations for potential partners.
  • Work with partners and Programming Department to select appropriate on-air recognition of their support for PCN.
  • Work with Programming Department to develop television programming that is of interest to potential partners while adhering to PCN’s philosophy of neutrality and non-partisanship.
  • Work with Programming, Finance, and Operations Departments to assure that terms of all partnership contracts are understood and followed.
  • Submit proof-of-performance to underwriting clients as requested.
  • Provide on-going status reports to president and controller.
  • Represent the company at public forums; serve on volunteer committees and boards that further the interest of the company without compromising its nonpartisanship.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Radio and TV Journalism, Political Science or related field.
  • Minimum six years related work experience.
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in public affairs, politics, and news.
  • Strong understanding of company programming and philosophy.
  • Excellent communications and teambuilding skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Strong organizational, grammatical, writing and spelling skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership and decision-making experience.
  • Ability to work as a team leader and team member within strict time constraints.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and consistently perform in a highly detailed environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computers, databases, and the Internet.
  • Flexibility to work varied schedules.

Submit resume to joelbechtel@pcntv.com.  Resumes must be submitted by Friday, March 21, 2014.


JOB TITLE:           Digital Content Manager

DEPARTMENT:     Marketing

STATUS:                Exempt

REPORTS TO:      VP Marketing and Brand Development

GENERAL FUNCTION: Manage PCN on line content. Establish PCN brand in style and voice consistent with company principles. Provide support for PCN e-commerce initiatives and marketing objectives. Provide training and assistance to PCN staff as needed.


  • Manage content on pcntv.com and social media on a daily basis
  • Maintain social media networking
  • Manage e-commerce products to support multiple platforms
  • Re-direct digital assets as needed
  • Train and support PCN Staff as needed
  • Technical assistance during live events
  • Contact with hosting partner
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Demonstrated experience with web and digital media web display and development, social media outlets and marketing.
  • Demonstrated understanding of WordPress and web-based content management systems
  • Experience with e-commerce products and technologies.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Strong understanding of company programming and philosophy
  • Ability to work flexible hours and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and consistently perform in a highly detailed environment

Submit resume to joelbechtel@pcntv.com.  Resumes must be submitted by Friday, March 21, 2014.



POSITION:           Studio Crew Technician – Occasional Part Time

RESUME TO:      HR – Operations
401 Fallowfield Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011

JOB DESCRIPTION:  PCN is accepting resumes for Studio and Studio Control Crew Positions – camera/audio/floor directing for live and taped productions. College graduate in communications or appropriate training.

Hours and days vary depending on need.


POSITION:           Internship
We’re always looking for talent to fulfill our internship positions!
Email resumes to info@pcntv.com