Managing Editor, KOMU-TV/Assistant Professional Practice Professor
University of Missouri
May 16, 2018
Commensurate with education an
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The Missouri School of Journalism and its unique television teaching laboratory invite applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, 12-month appointment at the rank of Assistant Professional Practice Professor.
Assignment: Duties include a minimum of 30 hours per week in the KOMU-TV (NBC-affiliate) newsroom supervising the work of student reporters, anchors, newscast producers and videographers. Duties also include classroom teaching and service to the journalism school and the University.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication or a related discipline and five years of television newsroom experience as a reporter or producer or both.
Apply online to job opening 26354 via https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic. Use the online application and be prepared to upload a cover letter explaining your interest in teaching and in students, and opinions about teaching television journalism. This cover letter must also include an analysis of the television news profession's transition from solely broadcast to broadcast and digital/internet news platforms. Also include the names of three references in the field of television journalism and an academic CV or professional resume. Email Jenny Trom (email@example.com) with any questions about the position.
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Hiring is expected to be completed in the late summer or fall 2018, with a start date as soon as possible.
An equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer.
Internal Number: 26354
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