Job Description:



Arkansas PBS is seeking a Senior Public Affairs/News Producer & Host, who embraces our high standards of compelling and creative storytelling and content innovation across multiple platforms. We are seeking someone who will write captivating content, shoot compelling video, and has the editing skills to tell great stories. If you have the talent to develop original ideas, produce stories that are enterprising and unique, and love communicating with local audiences, we want to hear from you!


The Senior News Producer & Host will be responsible for producing and when possible hosting talk shows, podcasts, daily current affairs segments, blogs, and other social media avenues. They will also be responsible for shooting and using video, audio, editing skills, graphics, and scriptwriting to deliver compelling and informative digital media segments that will be used on multimedia platforms, such as on-air, streaming, podcasts, and other social media avenues.  This position will work closely with civic leaders and other individuals to keep abreast of noteworthy events or issues to keep Arkansans informed and involved. 


Locally and nationally recognized as a great place to work, Arkansas PBS is Arkansas's only statewide public broadcaster. Arkansas PBS's mission is to nourish the cultural and civic life of our statewide community, forging a vibrant bond through inventive engagement and authentic stories that matter. We serve as an indispensable resource for educators and learners by delivering strong, relevant multi-platform content that educates, informs, entertains, and inspires. 


Requirements for the Senior Public Affairs/News Producer includes a degree in journalism, communication or other related fields, and three years of experience with photojournalism, editing, and content management systems, including one year of hosting experience.     


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For information, apply online at Look for Television Production Manager with Position number 22082212.



Arkansas PBS offers amazing benefits and perks:

•Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

•Eleven paid holidays per year, including birthday

•12 to 22.5 days of vacation per year depending on years of service

•8 hours Sick Leave per month

• Retirement Benefits:  Vesting in a defined-benefit retirement annuity plan funded by a 6.5% employee salary contribution (mandatory) and a 14.5% contribution from the State of Arkansas. Employees can also contribute to an optional 457b plan at a minimum pretax contribution rate of 3%.

•Basic Life Insurance up to $10,000

•Eligible for the Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program


The salary offered commensurate with experience.


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Job Location: 
Conway, AR
United States
Job Category: 
Sunday, August 23, 2020
Job Type: 
Full time
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For information, apply online at Look for Television Production Manager with Position number 22082212.

(501) 350-0547
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