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As part of its partnership with NBC Universal, the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for a one-year Broadcast Journalist-in-Residence position. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate-level television and digital-media courses; organizing and conducting skills-oriented master classes, boot-camps or workshops; coaching and mentoring students, including supervising newscasts and other video-based projects; and advising department faculty and administration on developing industry-based partnerships and issues related to meeting industry standards for professional development of students.
The successful candidate will be a broadcast journalist with significant and distinguished professional experience in digital media, including on-air and production experience. The selected candidate will mentor and coach students while teaching courses encompassing electronic news writing, reporting and production, with some focus on how broadcast journalists utilize the related skills via other platforms, such as social media. Additionally, the Journalist-in-Residence should demonstrate the ability to engage with faculty colleagues to help build training and strategies that further elevate the unit's efforts.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
With an award-winning faculty, intensive research programs, and community-focused initiatives, North Carolina A&T State University is the nation's largest historically black university with an enrollment of more than 13,300 students.
The department is part of the University's College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, which enrolls about 1,900 students and has more than 160 faculty members. More than 500 students pursue majors or minors in the Journalism and Mass Communication Department, which plans to establish a graduate program in the near future. The department is one of only three North Carolina units accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). The mission of the Department is to prepare students with the high-quality education necessary to succeed as professionals and critical thinkers, who become productive citizens of their communities, the nation, and the world.
Internal job number: 001024
A Bachelor's degree in journalism/communications or related discipline is required, in conjunction with a minimum of 10 years of professional newsroom experience, strong writing, creative storytelling, and broadcast production abilities.
A Master's degree or higher is preferred with 10 or more years of professional broadcast journalism experience, as well as teaching experience at the university level.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!