Digital Content Director

KBIA-FM (Columbia, Missouri)

Posted 1 week ago

KBIA News is an award-winning, innovative newsroom located in the university town of Columbia, on the campus of the oldest journalism school in the world, the Missouri School of Journalism. Reporters at KBIA News report on this dynamic Mid-Missouri community, coach and edit journalism students, and file reports and features to NPR and other national programs. KBIA News enjoys close collaborations with Missouri public radio and television stations, the Harvest Public Media and Side Effects Public Media Local Journalism Centers, and with innovative campus organizations such as Investigative Reporters and Editors (I.R.E) and Reynolds Journalism Institute. KBIA staff also lead the way in innovative technologies and storytelling techniques, through community storytelling projects like Missouri Health Talks, and big data projects like Access Missouri. KBIA’s unique relationship with the journalism school allows for an innovative, dynamic news environment that provides opportunities for a hard-working journalist to gain new skills, foster new media relationships and grow professionally.

Job Description: Provides leadership and coordination for digital and social media activities. Plans production and distribution of content, identifies and implements revenue generating opportunities, adapts new technologies, and expands the station brands into new and competitive environments.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Oversee and implement the day-to-day management of the various station sites and online outreach activities.
  • Collaborate with staff, national digital media leaders, media entrepreneurs, and other entities associated with media.
  • Coordinate activity with the News Director, other on-air staff, Engineering, and the Sales Manager.
  • Produce news content for on-air and digital media. Work with capstone students on digital media projects.

Provide intermediate technical support for KBIA’s automation system and backup technical support for station’s desktop and file servers in conjunction with the Program Director and Engineer.


$16.92 – 18.50 per hour
Grade: GGS-008
University Title: Senior Media Producer


Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm, with some nights and weekends

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Public radio broadcasting/production and fluency in new-media production and social media is desirable

Please apply online here

Then go to job ID #33523

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