Jobs

Thank you for your interest in employment at Rocky Mountain PBS. All job openings are posted here when they become available. Each posting lists the qualifications and procedures for application and a deadline for submissions. Late submissions cannot be accepted.

Rocky Mountain PBS only accepts applications/resumes for specific open positions. We do not accept or retain general applications/resumes for employment.

Rocky Mountain PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Scroll down to bottom for Internship opportunities.

TV-RADIO DEVELOPMENT PRODUCER - Denver

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile TV-Radio Development Producer to join our team and embark upon a career in production. This position serves as the producer for the Development Department and supports all TV, Radio, and Web fundraising efforts.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES: Manages and implements all areas of production for the development department, including TV and Radio Spots and live and pre-recorded Pledge Shows. Working closely with the development department, the Development Producer is responsible for all preproduction, production and post-production of development video and audio content. Typical duties include researching, scriptwriting, scheduling talent and crew, directing video shoots or audio recordings, editing and distributing content. Edits development spots and other development programming while following PBS, NPR and FCC technical standards.  
 
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, mass communications, broadcast communications or related field.  Minimum 1 years VIDEO editing experience (Premiere, Final Cut and / or AVID). Editing software knowledge (Premier, ProTools and Cool Edit Pro a plus) and field video recording technologies. After Affects experience a plus. Demonstrated videography experience preferred.  Must demonstrate an ability to passionately articulate the case for supporting public radio & television.  Must possess coaching/directing skills in directing talent in pre-produced and live settings. Demonstrated knowledge of FCC and HD technical standards; knowledge of PBS technical standards preferred. Comfort working in a digital and tape environment with knowledge of various video formats, codecs, and implementation.  Detail oriented.  Ability to work well with people and maintain professional demeanor under pressure.  Demonstrated knowledge of audio and video setup and control including related engineering troubleshooting. Ability to endure occasional long or irregular hours and out-of-town travel.  Ability to lift and carry production equipment. Possess valid driver’s license and acceptable motor vehicle record, insurable for driving station vehicles.  Knowledge of broadcast operations.  Requires national quality writing, interviewing and audio editing abilities.  Highly motivated, self-starter who works well with people. Excellent time-management, prioritizing and scheduling skills.  Fluency in Spanish (verbal and written) preferred.


PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "TV Radio Devleopment Producer" in the subject line. 

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience.
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 

KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


PRODUCER/CORRESPONDENT (Inside Energy) - Denver

Inside Energy is the new local journalism collaboration that serves in-depth, research-based energy reporting to public media regionally and nationally. The Producer/Correspondent is based in Denver at Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting and is part of a seven-person Inside Energy team operating in multiple states.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Producer/Correspondent works under the supervision of the Executive Editor to launch the multi-station video production unit, then manage its day-to-day oversight. Works with the unit to provide video content to partner stations and national public media for broadcast and for websites, and will periodically collaborate with video units at other public media-based Local Journalism Collaboratives (LJCs) nationwide. Plans and coordinates the complete range of activities involved in the production of news program segments. Periodically supervises a small production team, as well as selected freelancers. Works closely with the editorial team at all stages of the production process from story development through post-production. Responsibilities and tasks will include, but are not limited to, researching and pitching stories; shooting video, developing storylines and identifying locations and characters; producing and directing shoots; conducting interviews, writing scripts; editing, supervising editing, and delivery of segments. Will liaise, as necessary, with various other departments, other LJCs, PBS NewsHour and other partners. Also manages the IE video budget, including tracking expenses, processing invoices, and working on CPB (Corporation for Public Broadcasting) grant reports.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a BS or BA in relevant field with strong evidence of achievement and a minimum of four (4) years experience in television or multimedia production, at least two of which will have been spent producing current affairs segments and/or experience working in a daily news environment. In addition, candidates must have a minimum of four (4) years editorial experience in print, online or broadcast journalism. Candidates will need exceptional research skills, written and verbal communication and presentation skills and the ability to write for video. The ability to shoot video and edit video using Final Cut Pro or Premiere is required, as well as exceptional planning, organization, problem analysis and decision-making skills, strong leadership, teamwork, and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines and to problem-solve when difficulties arise. Candidates with prior experience in production of daily or weekly news/public affairs programs are preferred. Must be able to endure long hours, some travel and have ability to lift and carry production equipment. Must demonstrate knowledge of Macintosh and PC systems, and have strong background in Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop, plus knowledge of digital file archiving. Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable MVR, insurable for driving station vehicles. Spanish language skills are a plus.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Producer/Correspondent Inside Energy" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience.
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 

KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – WESTERN CO

One of the nation's largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile person to join our team as a Development Account Executive in our Grand Junction office. This position focuses primarily on corporate development in addition to providing support with various projects with emphasis on membership, community outreach, and supporting Regional Manager with volunteer coordination, maintaining and growing community partnerships, and monitoring revenue and budget items. This position has clearly defined revenue goals which require establishing new underwriting partnerships to meet and exceed expectations.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Works with Western Colorado Rocky Mountain PBS staff to support projects and gain knowledge of all functions. Support the Regional Director with regard to all areas of development including corporate underwriting, grants, individual giving, maintaining community partnerships, managing volunteers, independent contractors and community outreach which includes maintaining sales and donor databases. Establish relationships with potential underwriters, donors, and members of the Rocky Mountain PBS community. Performs the full range of development support for the western Colorado office including underwriting proposal research, development, and implementation.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from a 4-year university or college. Minimum three years sales/development experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in managing and delegating to a team a plus. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Spanish language skills a plus. Strong leadership/community service experience. Strong computer skills in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint. Database experience in SalesForce a plus.


PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Development Acct Exec" in the subject line. 

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience.
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 

KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


PROGRAMMING/TRAFFIC TECHNICIAN I 

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile Programming/Traffic Tech to join our team.  This position supports Rocky Mountain PBS’ Director of Programming and Traffic Department.  The successful candidate will be scheduling on-air interstitial material and programs and will act as a liaison between master control, production, corporate sales and other departments in meeting deadlines for programming.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Liaison between programming/ traffic and master control to execute policies and procedures of broadcast elements to on-air.  Liaison between programming/ traffic and content generating departments of transferring of all network related interstitial materials and programs.  Works closely with Corporate Sales and assists with entering sales contracts and scheduling of television broadcast and non-broadcast elements.  Prepares program logs on computer for Master Control according to station policies and Federal Communication Commission (FCC) regulations.  Assists with assignment of network records for broadcast.  Delivers tapes and continuity materials to appropriate on-air personnel, including electronic transfer.  Assists with proof reading and data entry of traffic materials. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor degree preferred or equivalent experience.  2 yrs successful traffic experience in the broadcast industry.  Ability to work with figures, specifically timing information, and maintain accuracy; attention to detail is essential.  Must be available for on call coverage during station broadcast hours.  Experience in operating and maintaining a PC based database.  Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.  Knowledge of television broadcast operations and procedures.  Must possess a valid Colorado driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the provisions of RMPBS automobile insurance. 


PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Traffic Tech I" in the subject line. 

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience.
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 

KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


IT & BROADCAST SUPPORT ENGINEER - DENVER

Rocky Mountain PBS is looking for an IT & Broadcast Support Engineer.  This person will work closely with the IT Systems Administrator to provide networking and Windows OS desktop support to staff in Denver as well as our regional offices on the Western Slope and Southern Colorado.  This person will directly interface with contracted networking and security vendors as needed, while reducing reliance upon the contractor for day-to-day networking tasks specifically.  This person will work mainly in our Denver office, however occasional travel to regional offices in Colorado may be required.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Bachelor's Degree in an IT related field, and 2-3 years of experience providing desktop and network support. Certifications such as SBE CTO, CompTIA A+ or CompTIA CDIA are desirable. Strong understanding of IP addressing in the configuration of LANs/VLANs/WANs, of VPN implementation, and of IP switchers, routers and firewalls. Strong understanding of security in systems administration work.  Active Directory, network printing, file sharing and security experience. Experience in a broadcast environment is a plus.  Excellent customer service skills; strong commitment to customer service. Excellent coordination, collaboration, writing, and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and organizational skills; project planning and project management skills preferred.  Ability to multi-task & work independently, and within a team, under pressure. MAC OS experience a plus.  Database management a plus. Programming experience a plus. Regular and consistent on site attendance is required. Ability to work some nights and weekends as scheduled. Must possess a valid driver’s license, with the ability to travel in state. Must be able to lift 50lbs.

QUALIFICATIONS: Provide technical support for IP networking and security across regional administrative and broadcast facilities in Colorado, including equipment installation, preventative maintenance, repairs and training in the use of hardware and software.  Isolate network problems and work with 3rd party vendors and other resources for resolution.  Update and upgrade network servers, systems and software. Provide desktop, laptop and printer support to users working with Windows software applications, including Windows OS and Microsoft Office and Outlook 365 products. Maintain the security and integrity of the desktop environment; apply patches and updates as needed and deploy, restore, repair and upgrade hardware and software as needed. Create detailed documentation for Engineering and IT departments, including inventory databases of hardware, software and IP addressing. Support broadcast network workstations, servers, satellite receivers, switching/networking, NICs, monitoring and broadcast equipment. Install, configure, and troubleshoot program delivery platforms from multiple vendors. Provide periodic on-call support requiring availability both via cell phone and physical access to the network within one-hour.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "IT & Broadcast Support Engineer" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and stating how you found out about this opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience.
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Salary requirements.

Position will be posted at rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. 

KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internships

Statewide List of Network Internships »

Rocky Mountain PBS offers a hands-on internship program in local television production and is looking for applicants for the next school semester. Forward a résumé or letter outlining your area of interest and summary of education and experience. Qualified candidates will be called for an interview. All internships are non-paid.

Areas of Emphasis
Individuals are being sought for the Production Department for the coming academic year. The modules are in long form television production, station promotion and field production. The interns take an active and involved role in assigned productions. Experience in a professional, public broadcast station will give the intern a comprehensive picture of local TV production.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Background in telecommunications
  • Minimum of two years of college
  • Computer literate
  • Participate in field shoots and carry equipment
  • Commit to 8 to 20 hours per week
  • Commit to 15-week module
  • Provide own transportation
  • Previous experience or education in production preferred

Internships Available

Contact Internships with any questions or information.

Internships
Rocky Mountain PBS
1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204

PH 303-620-5649
FAX 303-620-5600
E-mail our Intern Director.

Mission

To enrich the lives of Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain.

Vision

Rocky Mountain PBS will be the premier public media resource for all Coloradans. On-air, online and in person, we will serve our diverse communities as a convener of people, ideas and perspectives.

Public Inspection File:

For additional information or assistance with the public file, please contact:

Marissa Johnson
1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204
303-620-5704
marissajohnson@rmpbs.org

 

For archived Issues and Programming Lists and EEO files, please visit our Archived Public Inspection File section here.

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