Job no: 239574-AS
Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
PUB MEDIA/PBS WISCONSIN
Communications, Editing, Broadcasting,
Assists with the management of the operations for the PBS Wisconsin
news department. Supervises broadcast and digital video content
production and staff, provides editorial guidance, and may
contribute content. Responsible for producing award-winning,
statewide, weekly television and digital news analysis programs and
projects that cover state issues and politics. Also responsible for
shared oversight of the project websites. Produces other news and
public affairs specials as assigned. This position reports to the
List of Duties
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for
UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect
the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,
status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We
commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,
research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by
creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every
background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve
Wisconsin and the world.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree required, journalism or related field
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
- Minimum 4 years of leading a broadcast video news project or
programs required. Experience managing a team of individuals with
varying levels of experience preferred.
- Knowledge of best practices in editorial decision making and
- Strong attention to detail with demonstrated excellent writing,
grammar and proofreading skills. Knowledge of AP style.
- Demonstrated ability to lead and work productively and
successfully with people from diverse backgrounds.
- Strong knowledge of Wisconsin current events, politics and
- Proven ability to work in both independent and collaborative
NOT REQUIRED BUT DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
- Experience in producing video journalism.
- Understanding of best practices in producing digital
- Experience in public broadcasting.
Expected salary range for this position is $69,000 up to $75,000
for highly experienced candidates who exceed the qualifications.
Actual pay will depend on experience and qualifications.
The occupant of this position is expected to comply with the
Ethical Guidelines for PBS Wisconsin Editorial and Executive Staff
found at www.pbswisconsin.org/about
, as well as the UW Madison Code of Ethics.
This position requires the ability to travel, with occasional
overnights, for work. The incumbent must also be available to work
weekdays, some evenings and weekends as needed, in support of news
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and
encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring
their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or
national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a
foreign national authorized to work in the United States without
need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of
A466000-PUBLIC MEDIA/PBS WISCONSIN
Full Time: 100%
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite,
at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed
remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
$69,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
For consideration please submit:
2) Letter of interest specifically addressing the type of
experience you have and how it qualifies you for the position.
Please describe your role in relevant work that contributes to your
3) Please provide one document with links to 1 journalistic video
sample and 1 writing sample that demonstrate experience leading
news teams and creating news issue content. Applicants moving
forward in the interview process will need to submit further
samples as the search process progresses.
4) At least three professional references with titles, emails, and
phone numbers (including at least one supervisory reference).
References will not be contacted without providing you
Questions? Contact: Erin Cook, PBS Wisconsin, 821 University
Avenue, Madison, WI, 53706;
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE
ADMIN PRG MANAGER II(P14NM)
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability,
you can find information about how to make a request at the
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total
Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on
current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities
will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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