POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Digital Media News Specialist
Broadcasting Service
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications and nominations for position of Digital Media News Specialist. This position is responsible for researching, interviewing, editing, and writing stories with a focus on health and environment. This content will be distributed over the air, online, and throughout the Regional Journalism Collaborative, “Illinois Newsroom.” Some travel, including nights and weekends, required.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required in broadcast journalism, electronic media, or related field; and four years of professional broadcast journalism experience or equivalent professional multi-media journalism experience. One year of experience in digital audio editing and digital media production. Demonstrated successful supervisory experience with professionals, students, or volunteers.

Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience; there is an excellent fringe benefits package.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit nominations or a cover letter of application, current resume, and the names, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three references to:

Screening Committee
Digital Media News Specialist
Broadcasting Service, Communications Building Suite 1003, Mail Code 6602
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1100 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.