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 and Contract opportunities.

Part-Time Development Support Representative – Grand Junction

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic, organized and effective Part-Time Development Support Representative to initiate, facilitate, and deepen strategic partnerships on behalf of Rocky Mountain PBS on the Western Slope and support key programmatic goals.  The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated team player who is able to work independently and within a team atmosphere.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Performs duties as revenue-generating support, including prospecting, setting appointments and following-up on existing business logistics (scheduling, billing, and small contract negotiation and execution). Utilizes electronic tools to trace sales and fulfill customer requests. Provides administrative assistance to the KRMJ underwriting team. Supports key local and statewide programs through event planning and implementation, volunteer management, and partnership development. Serves as the station receptionist and first contact with the public both in person and over the phone.

QUALIFICATIONS: Four-year college degree preferred; current students in business/public media tracks are encouraged to apply. Administrative, sales or revenue-generating experience preferred. Demonstrated organizational skills including effective time management. Must have excellent communication and networking skills to greet the public, answer phones, assist with other customer service related activities, and station events.  Must be passionate about growing professional skill set and gaining experience in public media.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and please put "PT Development Support Representative" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPBS.
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. Compensation requirements.

Position will be posted at www.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. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Director of Finance & Accounting - Denver

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a Director of Finance and Accounting to provide direction and leadership in the finance and accounting functions for a statewide nonprofit corporation of approximately 90 full-time employees. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Four-year college degree in accounting or a business-related field required.  Minimum three years’ experience as a controller, accounting manager or similar role is a must.  Active CPA license preferred. Qualified candidates will also possess demonstrated capability in budgeting and forecasting, and grant management. Previous non-profit organization experience strongly preferred. Strong analytical skills and proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required. Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy a must.

TYPICAL DUTIES:  Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization with regard to long-term operational goals, budgets, and forecast. Aggregate and provide reports for and in conjunction with the RMPBS Board of Directors and its Committees. Direct and lead the finance function, including monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, reports and forecasts with NETA (outsourced accounting team). Manage and direct the services provided by NETA for organizational accounting. Develop and evolve budgeting process for the organization. Investment portfolio management, including coordinating with the Investment Committee and external advisors and maintaining the investment policy statement. All tax filings including state and federal tax filings (sales tax, 5500, 990, 990T, 990N) for all entities. Establish and implement appropriate Internal Controls, audit policies and reviews. Responsible for compliance with CPB rules and regulations, tax laws, GAAP, federal grants rules and ERISA and ACA. Maintain treasury and banking relationships. Manage the cash flow of the organization. Evaluates and recommends compensation structures including salary ranges, benefits, PTO, etc. Supervise the Human Resources function including payroll administration, benefits and policies.  Evaluate, define and recommend annual personnel training function. Performs other related duties as requested or assigned.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Director of Finance" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPBN and information on how the applicant found out about the job 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. Compensation requirements.

Position will be posted at www.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. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking an Investigative Reporter. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, based in Denver, serves the Rocky Mountain Region as a PBS and NPR affiliate. The ideal candidate for this position has a passion for ground-breaking investigative stories. Bilingual (Spanish/English)) and data analysis skills preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Four-year college degree strongly preferred. Candidates must have a minimum of four years’ on-air experience in television news with demonstrated achievement in investigative reporting and/or long form content. Qualified candidates will also possess exceptional research, writing, analysis, sourcing, decision-making, and time management skills. Data analysis and Spanish language skills preferred.

TYPICAL DUTIES:  Develop and deliver on air ground-breaking investigative and long form pieces for inclusion in weekly broadcast. Perform research and database analysis with other team members. Research and develop multiple investigative projects simultaneously. Perform other duties as assigned.

This position will be charged with developing, investigating, reporting and producing his/her own long-format pieces for inclusion in weekly broadcast.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Investigative Reporter" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPBN and information on how the applicant found out about the job 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. Compensation requirements.

Position will be posted at www.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. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

INVESTIGATIVE PRODUCER - Denver

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking an Investigative Producer.  Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, based in Denver, serves the Rocky Mountain Region as a PBS and NPR affiliate.  The ideal candidate for this position has a passion for public media, and is skilled in investigative reporting.

This position will be charged with developing, investigating, reporting and producing his/her own long format pieces for inclusion in weekly broadcast.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Four-year college degree strongly preferred. Candidates must have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in television news with demonstrated achievement in investigative reporting and/or long form content. Candidates must be knowledgeable around integrating content within digital and social platforms. Qualified candidates will also possess exceptional research, writing, problem analysis, decision-making, and time management skills. Additionally, candidates must be able to travel and mange field logistics and production. Spanish language skills a plus.

TYPICAL DUTIES:  Develops, researches, writes and produces primary investigative and long form pieces for inclusion in weekly broadcast. Contributes story ideas and helps shape editorial direction and consistency of program. Works with news team for long-term editorial planning and writes copy for weekly on-air program and for digital platforms. Performs reporting research and database analysis and helps determine guests for weekly show. Collaborates with photographers to create field production content. Performs other duties as assigned.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Investigative Producer" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPBN and information on how the applicant found out about the job 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. Compensation requirements.

Position will be posted at www.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. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Contract Opportunities
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. 

Areas of Emphasis 
Multiple internships are offered within the Rocky Mountain PBS Content Department each academic semester.  Students will be given the opportunity to join content production teams as they work on a variety of long-form television productions including on-location video production. 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • All internships are un-paid
  • 10-20 hours (minimum) per week on a consistent schedule
  • Preference given to currently enrolled college-level students studying communications, journalism, video production and/or film production. Course credit is preferred.
  • Must have basic knowledge of television production, camera equipment, editing software and terminology
  • Be excited to learn something new each day

To Apply
Semester deadlines:

Spring Semester:
Late January-May
Summer Semester:
May-August
Fall Semester:
September-December
Applications Due:
January 5th
Applications Due:
April 15th
Applications Due:
August 15th


Internships Available

Email resume and cover letter outlining interests, education and experience to: E-mail our Intern Director

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

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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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