Job Description:

This position produces news and public affairs programs for distribution on multiple Montana PBS platforms. Under the direction of the Montana PBS News Director, and working cooperatively with the News and Public Affairs production team, this position will research, write and produce programs addressing current and cultural events, politics, the environment, economic, social and community issues across the state.

Montana PBS is expanding statewide coverage of news and public affairs. We seek dynamic journalists to help us tell the stories of Montana citizens and cover the most important issues within our communities. This position produces news and public affairs programs for distribution on multiple Montana PBS platforms. Under the direction of the Montana PBS News Director, and working cooperatively with the News and Public Affairs production team, this position will research, write and produce programs addressing current and cultural events, politics, the environment, economic, social and community issues across the state.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in journalism, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  2. Demonstrated experience in broadcast television news as producer/director/reporter covering politics, news and public affairs.
  3. Demonstrated ability to conduct thorough research and interviews, assess news and make editorial judgments.
  4. Demonstrated on-camera presentation skills including live interviews and live shots.
  5. Demonstrated operational skills of television production equipment, including cameras, audio and lighting gear.
  6. Demonstrated working knowledge of video editing using a variety of industry standard tools and software.
  7. Demonstrated knowledge of broadcasting technical specifications, including video and audio standards.
  8. Demonstrated knowledge and experience working and collaborating with others on a variety of digital and social media platforms.
  9. Demonstrated ability to create visual and audio content employing editorial best practices and aesthetic innovation resulting in programs of the highest technical and creative quality.
  10. Demonstrated experience in effective narrative storytelling using visual and digital media.

Because Montana PBS is dedicated to increasing diversity in broadcasting, women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

Organization: 
Job Location: 
Bozeman, MT
United States
Job Category: 
Communications/Marketing
Job Type: 
Full time
Send Application Materials To: 

McKenna Christensen
Accountant

KUSM-TV / MontanaPBS

mckenna@montanapbs.org
406-994-6132

Minimum Salary: 
$48,000.00