Executive Producer - WUTV

Position ID: 34441
Location
Institution: 
University of West Georgia
College/Div/School: 
College of Social Sciences
Department: 
Mass Communications
Branch Campus: 
Carrollton
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Radio Program Producer
Job Description: 

Classification Title

Executive Producer – WUTV

Division: Academic Affairs

Department: Mass Communications

Nature of Work

WUTV is a public access, educational station that serves as an experiential learning lab for Mass Communications majors, particularly those concentrating in Convergence Journalism and Digital Media & Telecommunication. The Executive Producer provides instructional support and secondary supervision of applied learning opportunities for skills courses related to aforementioned concentrations; oversees day-to-day operation of student-produced and student-managed newscast, primarily assisting students with originating, researching, and writing news stories; and supervising newscast production; trains, mentors, and supervises student staff; and acts as a liaison between the WUTV General Manager and student staff.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications or related Field required;
  • A minimum of three years of professional experience in broadcast journalism;
  • A minimum of three years of supervisory experience in the news industry.

Salary

Minimum $31,101 - Midpoint $41,570

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to travel up to 5% of the time.
Ability to lift/carry up to 50lbs. of equipment for extended periods of time. 
Ability to stoop, climb ladders, and occasionally work in inclement weather

Notice to Applicants

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications or related Field required;
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in broadcast journalism.
  • A minimum of two years of supervisory experience in the news industry.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date

12/22/2016 – Open Until Filled

Link

http://jobs.westga.edu/postings/6730

 

  1. Required Documents: Resume, Cover letter, up to three letters of reference

 

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
Contract Period: 
12 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Media Specialist (Admin code)
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
Degree Levels: 
Bachelors
Position Type: 
Staff
Required Qualifications
Experience: 
2 years
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Camilla Gant, cgant@westga.edu
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE
Annual Salary: 
Minimum $31,101 - Midpoint $41,570

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

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