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.

DATA JOURNALIST - Denver

One of the nation's largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is expanding its investigative reporting team. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting, based in Denver, serves the Rocky Mountain region as a PBS and NPR affiliate and serves multimedia investigative reporting to other media outlets regionally and nationally.

We are seeking a data journalist with experience acquiring, analyzing and visualizing complex data, and with a passion for journalism that makes a difference.

Candidates must have proven skills at acquiring relevant data and recognizing the stories in the data, entrepreneurial thinking – constantly imagining new approaches, building things from scratch and being self-motivated. They should be excited by challenges.

They must have advanced skills in Excel/Access. Knowledge of SPSS/SAS is a plus. Skills in mapping, interactive graphics, and building searchable databases are important. The ability to code is a plus.

Candidates should have an eye toward mobile and new technology in general, work well with others, and be adept at public speaking and training others. Applicants must have a 4-year college degree in a pertinent field with strong evidence of achievement.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items to: hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "DATA JOURNALIST" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and how you found out about this opportunity
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 

This 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 stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER - Denver

One of the nation's largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is expanding its multimedia investigative reporting team. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting, based in Denver, serves the Rocky Mountain region as a PBS and NPR affiliate, and also serves multimedia investigative reports to other media outlets regionally and nationally.

We are seeking a multimedia journalist with proven skills in investigative reporting.

Successful candidates will have the ability to think entrepreneurially, with self-motivation, new approaches to storytelling, and the ability to take a story to the next level. They will have multimedia experience and the ability to tell powerful stories in text, audio and video.

They will be as comfortable in front of the camera or microphone as behind it, and be able to conceive both long-form storytelling as well as rolling out an investigative story in steps. Public speaking skills are a must. Data analysis skills and spanish language skills are a plus.

Candidates should have an eye toward the evolution of journalism and new technology in general, work well with others, and be adept at public speaking and training others. Applicants must have a 4-year college degree in a pertinent field with strong evidence of achievement.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items to: hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and how you found out about this opportunity
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 

This 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 stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Underwriting Account Rep - Denver

89 KUVO/KVJZ jazz89 and Rocky Mountain PBS’ Underwriting Departments are dedicated to the network’s underwriting revenues through the development of predictable and sustainable revenue growth. The successful Account Executive is responsible for achieving the KUVO and RMPBS sales goals through his/her own direct sales, prospecting, superlative client management, adherence to FCC guidelines and representing KUVO and Rocky Mountain PBS in a professional manner.

Qualifications:

  • Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of Colorado market, marketing & foundational contacts, and decision makers. Knowledge and passion for jazz and public radio. Proven, measurable sales success. Demonstrating excellent time management, discipline, organizational skills and an ability to yield maximum revenue. Attention to detail, dependable, works well with others, able to perform under pressure and with limited resources. Demonstrates passion and knowledge of KUVO and Rocky Mountain PBS.
  • Problem Solving Ability: Able to solve practical problems and deal with different variables and information. Able to consistently provide winning solutions for both client and network.
  • Language Skills: Persuasive, articulate, excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to write reports, proposals, business correspondence and executive summaries.
  • Computer and Mathematical Skills: Strong knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and account management software. Demonstrated excel and spreadsheet proficiency. Ability to work with a variety of Windows’ based software programs and SalesForce.
  • Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree from 4-year college or university; and 4 years sales experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; fluent Spanish, philanthropic or non-profit experience a plus.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items to: hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "UW Account Rep" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and how you found out about this opportunity
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 

This 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 stations.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


DIGITAL CONTENT/ARTS ENGAGEMENT EDITOR 

Rocky Mountain PBS seeks a dynamic, digitally savvy individual to support the creation and expansion of digital content and engagement around local Arts content. This position reports to the Director of Communications and is responsible for web content, marketing, engagement, social media, collaborative partnerships and content dissemination.

Typical Duties:

  1. Lead content editor/curator of Arts coverage on rmpbs.org and kuvo.org; kunc.org contributor
    • Coordinate, maintain and update Arts District online section daily and across website to support digital strategy
    • Includes regular web maintenance, blogging and creating arts features, coordinating user-submitted videos and contests, curating partner content and arts calendars, incorporating and leveraging national PBS content
  2. Lead digital marketing coordinator to expand digital engagement around the arts, including e-newsletter creation, social media growth and execution, contests & giveaways, curated slideshows, sharing and distributing Arts District content to partners, creating new collaborations to feature content
  3. Coordinator of contributor content and special interactive/multimedia projects
  4. Other communications duties as assigned


Qualifications: Four-year college degree with 2+ years experience in marketing/communications/digital content production. Excellent written and communications skills. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting numerous competing deadlines. Experience with content management tools, as well as basic CSS and HTML preferred. Passion for social media and multimedia engagement. Proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign encouraged. Must possess an interest in growing digital audience and engagement around Arts & Culture, as well as the ability to create and curate meaningful, quality content, with attention to serving the interests of the brand and the audience.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items to: hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Digital Content/Arts Engagement Editor" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and how you found out about this opportunity
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 

First round of candidates will be screened the last week of March.

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 Support Representative– Western Slope (Grand Junction) 

ABOUT ROCKY MOUNTAIN PBS:  Each week, over 1 million people throughout Colorado turn to Rocky Mountain PBS to discover provocative and inspiring local, national and international programming; find diverse viewpoints; score front row center seats to world-class performances; and experience lifelong learning opportunities.  Rocky Mountain PBS celebrates its 59th anniversary on the air this year. The network began in Denver in 1956 as Colorado's first public television station.  It is now Colorado's only statewide television network, with stations in Denver (KRMA), Pueblo/Colorado Springs (KTSC), Steamboat Springs (KRMZ), Grand Junction (KRMJ) and Durango (KRMU) along with recent mergers with I-News and Front Range NPR associate radio station KUVO-FM, reflecting the network’s commitment to multiple platforms and innovation in public service journalism.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:  Provides support with various projects with emphasis on development and community outreach.  This position will specifically oversee the onboarding process for new and renewing corporate clients, in addition to coordinating community events, managing volunteers, and assisting in the prospecting process of new underwriting clients.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:  Work with Western Slope Rocky Mountain PBS staff, volunteers and contractors to support projects and gain knowledge of all functions.  Support the Station Manager with regard to all areas of development including corporate underwriting, grants, individual giving, and community outreach which includes maintaining sales and donor databases along with researching new leads.  Establish relationships with new and existing  underwriters, donors, and members of the Rocky Mountain PBS community.  Perform a full range of development support for the Western Slope office including underwriting proposal research, development, and implementation, including submitting production orders for clients, coordinating scheduling with traffic department, and working with finance department for billing and collections.  Coordinate all Western Colorado volunteer and outreach events, including managing volunteers, overseeing logistics, working with community partners and securing sponsors as needed.  Provide marketing and membership support to the Station Manager utilizing all available tools.  Serve as station receptionist and first contact with the public in person and over the phone. Exhibit appropriate conduct, attire and discretion when interacting with public and station staff. Handle walk-in clientele and inquiries, including local viewer questions and problems, with utmost diplomacy and courtesy.  Perform clerical duties, maintain office supplies and other related duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year university or college. Administrative, sales, and/or development experience preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Strong customer service focus along with exceptional attention to detail; ability and desire to prospect for new business to build revenue for RMPBS assets.  Excellent oral and written English communication skills; Spanish language skills a plus.  Strong leadership, volunteer management & community service experience preferred.  Ability to work under minimal supervision. Is task-oriented and self-motivated.  Strong computer skills in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint; CRM/Database experience in SalesForce and roundCause a plus.  Desire to participate in the public broadcasting industry and learn aspects of the business that will allow for ongoing personal and professional development. 

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items to: hr@rmpbs.org. Please put "Development Support Rep-Western Colorado" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS' needs and how you found out about this opportunity
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 

Open until filled.

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:
Patricia Laverty

1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204
303-620-5706
patricialaverty@rmpbs.org

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

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