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.

MARKETING PRODUCER COORDINATOR - DENVER

One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a tech savvy, driven professional who is interested in learning and working in multiple facets of our high-performing Marketing and Communications team. The ideal candidate for the position of Marketing Producer Coordinator has experience writing and producing video for broadcast and the web and understands the nuances between these platforms. He or she has a passion for the nonprofit/public media sector and a desire to be an extraordinary marketer through a mastery of basics, such as copywriting/editing, social media engagement, website content updates and maintenance. Finally, this person is an exemplary project manager, with experience multitasking, meeting deadlines and working collaboratively. 
 
TYPICAL DUTIES: Assists in cross-platform Marketing campaigns involving multiple deliverables and cross-departmental collaboration. Provides video production support for Marketing and Development.
Tells stories and communicates our organization’s brand through video, audio and copywriting. Writes, shoots and edits video and audio for multiple platforms (online/on-air). Creates marketing and branding campaigns that are deployed across all of Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network’s platforms, increasing revenue, fulfilling underwriting needs and building brand. Edits for scripts, press releases, online copy and other communication materials. Assists in social media and website management for both RMPBS and KUVO.  Cross-trains on multiple Marketing positions and across other departments depending on interests and talents. Other duties, as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or related field required. Proven ability to tell stories effectively and distinctly for broadcast, radio, web and social media. Experience working with DSLR and HD cameras and knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Applications (Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, etc). Some experiencing producing content for a brand on social media. Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously. Strong computer skills in all Microsoft Office applications, basic content management system (CMS) or website management knowledge preferred. Demonstrated ability to work and use good judgment under pressure, meet deadlines, work with a team, take direction from various directors, and work within the established budget essential. Ability to lift and carry production equipment up to 50lbs. Possesses valid driver’s license and an acceptable Motor vehicle reports (MVR), insurable for driving station vehicles.

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

Programming/Traffic Technician I-Denver

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.  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 and on-air operations.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:   Prepares program logs within Myers Protrack TV software according to station policies and Federal Communication Commission (FCC) regulations, including continuity/promotional spot input.  Assists with assignment of network records needed for broadcast.  Delivers tapes and continuity materials to appropriate on-air personnel, including electronic transfer.  Assists with proofing and data entry of all materials as needed for broadcast logs.  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 for transfer of all network-related interstitial materials and programs.  Works closely with Corporate Underwriting and assists with entering sales contracts and contract flight scheduling of television broadcast and non-broadcast elements. 
 
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 form.  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. Experience using Myers ProTrack preferred. 

 

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to jobs@rmpbs.org and put "Traffic Tech I" 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. Salary 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


Production Internships Available

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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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