Clinical Assistant Professor of Communication (TV Journalism/Multiplatform Reporting)



(TV Journalism/Multiplatform Reporting)

 The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Washington State University (

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman, WA, invites applications for a full-time, 9-month academic year, Clinical Assistant Professor. This non-tenure-track appointment begins August 16, 2019.


Professional (clinical) candidates will have 1) earned a master’s degree before the date of hire with at least three years of professional experience in TV journalism, or 2) a bachelor’s degree and 10 years of high-level professional experience in TV journalism. Successful candidates will be expected to serve as a liaison with the professional community and other constituents and to perform service functions within the profession, university, and/or college.

Requirements for the TV Journalism/ Multiplatform Reporting position #129326 include ability to teach undergraduate classes in one or more of the following areas:

  • advanced television news,
  • television reporting,
  • reporting across platforms,
  • sports journalism.

    Knowledge of digital video editing and TV journalism practices is required.

    The successful candidate may be responsible for advising student productions in the College’s broadcast production facilities or supervising student clubs and/or media outlets.

    Preferred qualifications include experience in TV journalism, a portfolio of professional or creative work, ability to teach in the College’s online MA programs, evidence of successful teaching, willingness and ability to create additional courses related to the candidate’s experience and interests, experience working on grant-funded projects, leadership experience in news organizations, and/or experience with news-related applications of social media and emerging digital platforms.

    Professional experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred:

  • television journalism
  • sports journalism
  • multimedia journalism

    Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

    Washington State University employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. This position does not qualify for WSU work visa sponsorship. Incumbent must have appropriate visa status and work authorization prior to date of hire.

    Application Procedure: To be considered for this position, please send a letter of application indicating whether application is for Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor level, vita, recent teaching evaluations, and contact information for five references.

    Apply at WSUJobs posting

    For more information contact Benjamin Shors, Chair of Journalism and Media Production, at Review of applications will begin June 3, 2019. Position will remain open until filled and is subject to available funding.