Content Director (Pine Bluff)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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KBIA News is an award-winning, innovative newsroom located in the university town of Columbia, on the campus of the oldest journalism school in the world, the Missouri School of Journalism. Reporters at KBIA News report on this dynamic Mid-Missouri community, coach and edit journalism students, and file reports and features to NPR and other national programs. KBIA News enjoys close collaborations with Missouri public radio and television stations, the Harvest Public Media and Side Effects Public Media Local Journalism Centers, and with innovative campus organizations such as Investigative Reporters and Editors (I.R.E) and Reynolds Journalism Institute KBIA staff also lead the way in innovation technologies and storytelling techniques, through community storytelling projects like Missouri Health Talks, and big data projects like Access Missouri. KBIA's unique relationship with the journalism school allows for an innovative, dynamic news environment that provides opportunities for a hard-working reporter to gain new skills, foster new media relationships and grow professionally.

Job Description: Provides leadership and coordination for digital and social media activities. Plans production and distribution of content, identifies and implements revenue generating opportunities, adapts new technologies, and expands the station brands into new and competitive environments.

Specific Duties Include:

Oversee and implement the day-to-day management of the various station sites and online outreach activities.

Collaborate with staff, national digital media leaders, media entrepreneurs, and other entities associated with media.

Coordinate activity with the News Director, other on-air staff, Engineering, and the Sales Manager.

Produce news content for on-air and digital media. Work with capstone students on digital media projects.

Provide intermediate technical support for KBIA's automation system and backup technical support for station's desktop and file servers in conjunction with the Program Director and Engineer.

Salary: $16.92 - 18.50 per hour

Grade: GGS-008

UniversityTitle: Senior Media Producer

Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm, with some nights and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
Public radio broadcasting/production and fluency in new-media production and social media is desirable.

Application Materials
Please provide up to 3 samples of work in audio newsgathering and/or examples demonstrating ability in digital production. If you are unable to load the samples with your online application, please send them directly to

*The online application is required.

Benefit Eligibility
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-###-####.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-###-####.


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