News Producer/Editor, KOMU-TV (NBC), and Assistant Professional Practice Professor, University ...
Job Title: News Producer/Editor, KOMU-TV (NBC), and Assistant Professional Practice Professor, University of Missouri School of Journalism
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36149
Job Description The University of Missouri School of Journalism and the Columbia Missourian are looking for a dynamic individual with expertise, vision and energy to serve as a news producer and editor of on-air and digital journalism at KOMU-TV, the University of Missouri owned and operated commercial television station. This is a full-time, benefit-eligible, renewable, 12-month faculty appointment. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2021.
- Serve as supervising producer, overseeing production of designated daily newscasts
- Serve as “Tiger Chair,” coaching student journalists through story development and assembly, and editing and approving scripts and video Coordinate all aspects of ensuring quality news content and production in daily newscasts and across digital and streaming platformsWork with student journalists on storytelling, writing, producing, investigative process, news judgment, ethics and principles of journalism.Manage a staff of student reporters, plus graduate and undergraduate student workers focusing on reporting, news judgment and ethical decision-making.Plan and supervise necessary travelTeach a journalism class each semesterWork with community members and leaders to build relationships and ensure inclusive coverage.Hold a faculty appointment at the University of Missouri School of Journalism.Work with the news editors, digital editors and students at other Missouri School of Journalism news platforms to create quality converged coverage.Other duties as assigned
- At least 5 years of experience in reporting, producing, writing and managing staff in a digital journalism environment.A bachelor’s degree.
- The ethical judgment and skill to teach young journalists how to make tough calls on their feet.A proven track record of producing quality news coverage.Strong interpersonal and collaborative problem-solving skills.A deep, applied understanding of how to use visual and audio journalism, digital video, and social media to enhance journalistic storytelling.The ability to juggle a vibrant daily newsroom’s many needs with ambitious, long-term projects.A track record as a collegial collaborator in a newsroom without silos.
Apply online by uploading (a) a letter of application that describes your interest in teaching, your teaching philosophy, and your thoughts about teaching television journalism; (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) the names and contact information for three references, and (d) a one page diversity statement that specifically addresses how you would engage with a diverse student population with regards to teaching, research, mentoring, and advising.Benefit Eligibility
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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