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Job 4773: News Director/Lecturer

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Deadline: 6/10/2017
Media: Television
Department: News
Description: The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas seeks an accomplished and innovative journalist to be the next news director/executive producer of the School’s award-winning newscast and online content. The successful applicant will have multi-platform journalism experience and have the knowledge, skills and passion to help students prepare a daily TV newscast, support student-generated broadcast and web site content, and teach classes. Successful candidates should have the ability to teach in areas such as media writing, multimedia reporting, digital media, visual communication, and advanced media courses. The successful applicant must be organized, energetic and innovative, and work effectively with students and others. This full-time 12 month position is non-tenure track and will be 50% managing the newsroom and newscasts and 50% teaching undergraduate courses.
Qualifications: Master's degree in Journalism or related field; OR for those without a relevant Master's degree will have eight years minimum experience in relevant jobs in the media, creative, or representation industry with publications or work products demonstrating: - Executive or management experience, and/or - Research, analysis and creative experience, and/or - Supervisory experience, and/or - A documented record of successful teaching at the post-secondary level. Have excellent video and editing skills as evidenced in application materials At least 5-years of professional broadcast experience, including working with digital media production At least 5-years of professional experience in producing a daily newscast and/or website Experience working with students in professional, scholastic, or university settings Experience with content management as evidenced in application materials
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