The Missouri School of Journalism seeks a journalist with extensive newsroom experience and a talent for teaching at the university level. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of reporting and editing experience in a newsroom; some newsroom management experience is preferred. This 12 month faculty member will manage the content and presentation of KOMU.com and teach students to create, curate and publish quality digital content for the website and various apps. This individual also will teach students and manage KOMU's social media channels. Knowledge of the latest trends and techniques in in interactive news presentation is a must. The job includes a minimum of 30 hours per week at KOMU-TV, the School of Journalism's NBC-affiliate television station, and supervising the work of student reporters, anchors, newscast producers and videographers. The job also includes classroom teaching and service to the Journalism School and the University.
Experience as a journalist in a professional television newsroom, a bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited college or university, at least five years experience in journalism and significant work in the specialized field of news interactivity.
Please visit http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/ to access the online application system. Applications must include an academic CV or professional resume, links to video of recent television work produced by the candidate, including online, multimedia work, references in the field and a cover letter that must also include an analysis of the television news profession's transition from solely broadcast to broadcast and digital/internet news platforms.
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Hiring is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2019 with an immediate start date.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
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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