Assistant Professional Practice Professor/KOMU Digital Editor

Assistant Professional Practice Professor/KOMU Digital Editor

The Missouri School of Journalism seeks a journalist with extensive newsroom experience and a talent for teaching at the university level. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of reporting and editing experience in a newsroom; some newsroom management experience is preferred. This faculty member will manage the content and presentation of KOMU.com and teach students to create, curate and publish quality digital content for the website and various apps. This individual also will teach students and manage KOMU's social media channels. Knowledge of the latest trends and techniques in in interactive news presentation is a must. The job includes a minimum of 30 hours per week at KOMU- TV, the School of Journalism's NBC-affiliate television station, and supervising the work of student reporters, anchors, newscast producers and videographers. The job also includes classroom teaching and service to the Journalism School and the University.


Required qualifications: Experience as a journalist in a professional television newsroom, a bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited college of university, at least five years experience in journalism and significant work in the specialized field of news interactivity.


Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Hiring is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2019 with an immediate start date. Please visit http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/ to access the online application system. Applications must include an academic CV or professional resume, links to video of recent television work produced by the candidate, including online, multimedia work, references in the field and a cover letter that must also include an analysis of the television news profession's transition from solely broadcast to broadcast and digital/internet news platforms.


The University of Missouri is committed to cultural diversity and it is expected that successful candidate will share this commitment. MU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ADA institution and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.


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