Job Description:

The Director of Programming leads Wisconsin Public Television’s (WPT) Programming Department, serves on WPT’s Senior Leadership Team and reports to the Director of Television.  This position has overall responsibility for WPT’s broadcast schedule and responsibility to track viewership across broadcast and digital platforms informing WPT’s content plans.  The Director of Programming creates and manages Programming budgets; represents WPT programming to internal and external audiences; and manages Programming staff. This work emphasizes the distribution of Wisconsin content as well as having a diversity of content to serve Wisconsin’s diverse audiences. The Director of Programming collaborates with other WPT Departments including Production, Communications, Development, and Education to focus on community impact. This position requires editorial judgment, creativity, a facility with metrics and research, and an understanding of audiences and the changing world of content delivery.

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Madison, WI
United States
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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Full time
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Apply online at by 10/6/19. The job number is 100184. All of the following must be received for your application to be complete: 1) Resume; 2) A cover letter describing how your experience relates to the job duties and minimum and desirable qualifications.

Finalists will be asked to provide at least three professional references including e-mail and phone contact information; at least one must be a supervisory reference.

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