• Our Mission

    To protect people's right to speak and be heard

  • Our Mission

    To invest people with the power of technology

  • Our Mission

    To teach independent media use

  • Our Mission

    To seek understanding through media

  • Our Mission

    To link people to local opportunities

  • Our Mission

    To involve diverse people and voices

  • Our Mission

    To build technological literacy

Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV) is seeking a part-time 20+ Community Partners Coordinator to be a part of a community initiative that reaches directly into Chicago neighborhoods.

    A key component of the project is on-location event coverage and in-house studio programming featuring nonprofit organizations.

About CAN TV

    CAN TV is an independent 501(c)(3) private foundation established over three decades ago as the public’s space on cable television free of commercialism, content filters, and undue government censorship.
    On our five local channels you can view the diversity of people and ideas that reflect Chicago, including voices often excluded from mainstream media. A city where residents can freely share their passions and talents with one another is a city that works better. For everyone.
    CAN TV operates from a modern multi-use facility located at 1309 S. Wood St. in the Illinois Medical District.


    Record field production and live events, as assigned
    Work with clients on-site to ensure all production needs are met. Be proactive in problem solving
    Crew studio programs, as assigned
    Edit field and studio programming utilizing Adobe Creative Suite
    Perform post-production and other administrative duties, as assigned
    Report any departmental incidents or equipment issues in a timely manner

Required Qualifications

  • Must be able to maintain a flexible schedule as the workweek is Saturday-Friday; must be able to work early morning, evening and weekend hours
  • Video Production experience
  • Proficiency in ENG/EFP recording style, lighting and audio
  • Studio crew experience
  • Non-linear video editing experience, Premiere Pro a plus
  • Good computer, writing and administrative skills
  • Professional demeanor, strong interpersonal, highly-organized team player
  • Detailed oriented and ability to meet deadlines
  • Able to lift 40 pounds
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Clear understanding of the need for and the role of public access television

Preferred Qualifications

  • Producing/Directing experience
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Operation of Tricaster and Live U systems
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus

To Apply

    Start Date: February 1, 2018. This position is part of the NABET/CWA Local 41 bargaining unit at CAN TV with a salary of $15/hour. This position reports to CAN TV’s Community Partners Manager.
  • Submit resume to hr@cantv.org
  • Attention: Community Partners Coordinator
    No phone calls please. CAN TV is an equal opportunity employer.