Indiana University-Radio/Television Services, WTIU Public Television, and WFIU Public Radio serve south-central Indiana, producing a wide range of radio, television programs for local, state, and national distribution, as well as many non-broadcast productions for the university and community.
Note: This position is part of the Environmental Change Grand Challenge initiative. Funding for this position is guaranteed for two years. This is a full-time, exempt, professional staff position, eligible for all full-time IU staff benefits, including generous paid-time-off, health care, and retirement plans.
Create content for various media including WFIU radio, affiliate radio stations, IndianaPublicMedia.org, and online video platforms. Supervise part-time assistants in idea generation, research, interviewing, reporting, producing, and online posting. Produce environmental programs both online and on-air. Support social media online functions for programs and activities.
• Produce and host “Ecosphere,” a new weekly half-hour of environmental content for broadcast and online platforms that has national/global marketing potential and meets production standards and deadlines
• Guide staff in content development and multi-platform production and delivery
• Manage social media content and activity, and monitor and report on digital industry trends, to advance audience-building strategies
• Represent the station by responding to listener feedback and appearing at community events
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcast Media or related field and three years of experience in cross-platform production, social media applications, radio production and on-air delivery. Science experience.
Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Please provide samples of your work in the portfolio section.
• Knowledge of digital audio recording and editing equipment and software, digital video equipment, on-air studio equipment
• Knowledge of social media trends and applications
• Ability to learn new digital applications quickly
• Ability to work quickly and efficiently in various audio, video, and online technologies and capacities
• Superior writing skills for on-air radio and online applications
• Ability to interact with a wide variety of clients and guests
• Excellent problem-solving and time management skills
• Ability to represent Ecosphere, within the media industry and among stakeholders, in an articulate and compelling manner
• Experience with the ethics of journalism, and the laws and policies affecting its practices
• Commitment to the mission of public broadcasting
Must be able to travel, and carry up to 40 pounds of audio/online video equipment. Must be able to work extended hours as needed including some evenings and weekends as required.
• Science background
• Three years broadcast or science experience
• Management of a variety of substantive multi-platform productions
• Multimedia production experience, preferably in public radio
• Substantial experience as a broadcast interviewer and researcher
• Working knowledge of ecological trends and issues
• Knowledge of emerging forms of digital distribution, audience engagement, and community networking
Full details and an application link at: https://iujobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/70426