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A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications

KMAN (Manhattan Broadcasting Company): News Director

1350 KMAN is currently accepting applications for the position of News Director. Help lead the news team of heritage news station KMAN and the growing Manhattan Broadcasting family of stations in Manhattan, KS. Duties would include cohosting the daily weekday morning news show, developing and pursuing local news leads and stories, and management and oversight of the supporting news department. Qualified applicants should have a minimum 3 years news experience, degree in journalism preferred. Position requires ability to work well in group environment as well as understanding of the on-call nature of breaking news. The news director position is a full time position including salary, paid time off, and insurance benefits. Manhattan Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Send resume, cover letter, and on-air work examples to: 


Manhattan Broadcasting Company

2414 Casement Road

Manhattan, KS 66502

Or email: corey@manhattanbroadcasting.com

Application deadline: 12/31/17

Posted 12/14/17

1st Infantry Division Post Newspaper

The 1st Infantry Division Post newspaper is seeking a part-time reporter and photographer at Fort Riley. Job duties include covering military ceremonies, events hosted for military families and much more. Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud software is preferred, but not required. Please send resume and references to maria@thedailyunion.net.
Posted: 11/30/17

The Colby Free Press: Managing Editor

The Colby Free Press needs a leader to take its news department to the next level. Are you ready to step up, face new challenges? Supervise news staff, page design and community coverage. Close to Denver, great outdoors, biking, trails and hunting. Benefits. Contact Sharon Friedlander, publisher, at sfriedlander@nwkansas.com, and Steve Haynes at steve.haynes@nwkansas.com 

Posted: 10/26/17

Sports Editor

Award-winning western Kansas daily needs someone who loves sports to cover community college and 4A high school, co-ordinate coverage of smaller schools, create dynamic, interesting sports pages and engage the community. College town on I-70, close to Denver, great hunting, biking, trails, great sports. Contact Sharon Friedlander, publisher, at sfriedlander@nwkansas.com, and Steve Haynes at steve.haynes@nwkansas.com

Posted: 10/26/17

Graphic Designer

Job involves laying out pages working with graphics and photos and updating the web site and social media. Involves some weekend and evening work. Must be reliable quick but accurate and have a keen eye for design and sense for details. If this fits you please send letter portfolio resume and references to Dale Hogg, managing editor, GreatBend Tribune, 2012 Forest Ave. Great Bend Kan. 67530 or todhogg@gbtribune.com

Posted: 10/26/17

Dodge City Daily Globe: Reporter 

Dodge City Daily Globe has an opening for a news reporter in its four-person newsroom. Contact publisher Conrad Easterday (ceasterday@dodgeglobe.com) and/or editor Roger Bluhm (rbluhm@dodgeglobe.com) with resume and clips. We hope to move quickly to fill this opening. 

Posted: 10/26/17

Riley County Police Department: Dispatcher 

For details visit here.

Posted: 10/20/17

Kansas State University Foundation: Development Officer

For details visit here.

Posted: 10/12/17

Kansas Senate President: Communications Director

For details visit here.

Posted: 10/12/17

Washburn University: Program Coordinator, Diversity & Inclusion 

Human Resources seeks candidates for the Program Coordinator position in The Office of University Diversity and Inclusion. The Office of University Diversity and Inclusion provides programs and resources to assist in the recruitment, retention and graduation of students of color, students identifying as LGBTQ, veterans, nontraditional students and students with disabilities. The Office of University Diversity and Inclusion works collaboratively to produce and present multicultural education programs throughout campus and the community to prepare students to learn and to lead. 
For more details visit here.

Posted: 10/12/17

The Topeka Capital-Journal: Online Editor

The Topeka Capital-Journal is looking for a leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment, shows good judgment and seizes opportunities to grow audience. Person chosen will oversee content at CJOnline and other digital products. Ideal candidate will need to work with breaking news reporters to develop stories quickly, as well as write content and look for emerging stories. Other duties include overseeing social media and video efforts, tracking analytics, engaging with readers and building slideshows, databases and special sections, as well as developing marketing and promotional campaigns. Send your resume, clips and references to eric.smith@cjonline.com. Call (785) 295-1181 or tweet @Eric_P_Smith with questions.

Posted: 10/12/17


The Kansas Governor’s Office

The Kansas Governor’s office is currently looking for a Photographer/videographer to assist in the production of multi-media content and photography for Lt. Governor Colyer as he prepares to become governor in the coming months. This position primarily focuses on photography, videography, editing, organizing multi-media assets and preparing materials for a variety of digital platforms. Content collection will also be required. We are looking for a flexible problem solver who can react quickly when things don’t go according to plan due to scheduling conflicts, weather or creative changes.

• Edit / produce video and photo content for a variety of platforms with direction from the communications director and deputy director
• organize assets for easy access by the communications team
• operation of video, audio and lighting equipment
• Select best camera, lenses and accessories to produce desired content 

• Proficient in Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and other editing software 
• Must be proficient in both Windows and Mac OS 
• Resourceful, responsive and highly organized individual
• Able to manage multiple projects with efficiency and accuracy
• Experience with visual communications principles 
• Ability to quickly edit short packages within a small time-frame
• Portfolio will be considered as part of the interview process

Competitive Salary and generous benefits, including health, dental, life insurance, and pension or 457b account.
Salary range dependent upon qualifications and portfolio.
For more information call 785-250-5254, or email resume to kara.fullmer@ks.gov

Posted: 10/12/17

The Office of International Programs Education Abroad

Position: Assistant Director of Education Abroad
Details: Here

Posted: 09/19/17

The City of Topeka: Graphic Design and Social Media

Position: Communications and Marketing 
Details: Here

Posted: 09/18/17

Kansas Press Association Job Listing Page

The Kansas Press Association is a great source for jobs available in Kansas. Check out their job listing page here.

Fund Development Associate Kansas 4-H Foundation, Inc.

The Kansas 4-H Foundation, Inc. develops financial support from the private sector and provides managements and special services to promote and enhance the Kansas 4-H Program. The Foundation is located in Umberger Hall on the K-State campus and operates as a separate 501(c)(3). More information can be found at www.kansas4hfoundation.org.

Position Description- 15-20 hours/week – academic year. An ideal part-time position for a student with interest in non-profit management or fund development, the Fund Development Associate will provide support for and enhancement of existing and new fund development projects within the Kansas 4-H Foundation. Reporting to the Director of Fund Development and working closely with all members of the development team, this individual will work with various aspects of the development process, as well as record maintenance and external communication.

Key Responsibilities - Collaborate on youth philanthropy initiatives Support the growth of corporate and leadership annual giving recognition societies Design and maintain dedication and tribute database Draft written communication for various projects Create and manage social media plans Scan and upload files to donor database Represent mission of organization while interacting with donors

Skills and Qualifications Required: - self-motivation and ability to work with a minimum of supervision, balancing multiple projects - strong communication skills, both orally and in writing, with individuals and groups - computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; email - project management experience - valid driver license

Preferred: - former 4-H member or program familiarity - experience working with Adobe Creative Cloud - strong writing skills and experience with press releases

To apply, please submit via email, a letter of application, along with a resume, class schedule, and contact information for 3 references to Rhonda Bear at rbaer@kansas4hfoundation.org. If you have questions or need additional information, please call 785.532.5881 or email rbaer@kansas4hfoundation.org.  


KMUW General Assignment & Education / Energy & Environment Reporters

KMUW seeks two enterprise News Reporters: 1) to cover General Assignments stories and Education News; 2) to cover Energy & Environment News stories, in Wichita and Kansas. KMUW seeks always to report news with integrity, fairness, accuracy and civility. These positions will tell stories through the diversity of voices that make up all of Wichita and Kansas by generating content for KMUW in the greater Wichita area, as well as for the Kansas collaborative of public radio stations.
 The Wichita area is an inexpensive, welcoming place to settle, raise a family and enjoy working in public radio. The station is located in the heart of downtown Wichita’s historic and vital Old Town warehouse district. Check out our new digs—as well as our recent awards—at kmuw.org. KMUW is a friendly cross between Google and W-K-R-P (… without the bean bags or Les Nessman). It’s a great place to work, live and play!
 News Reporter: Energy & Environment
Produce feature-length Energy & Environment news reports, newscast spots and other news programming as assigned for broadcast and social media for KMUW and the Kansas News Service. Provide specific energy and environment beat coverage for Wichita and Kansas through the collaborative statewide public radio initiative funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Participate in news planning meetings, generation of story ideas and evaluation of broadcast and online content. Collaborate with the Engagement team on news initiatives and community ascertainment. Assist station staff with community outreach events and other initiatives.
 News Reporter: General Assignments & Education
Produce feature-length news reports, newscast spots and other news programming as assigned for broadcast and social media for KMUW and the Kansas News Service. Provide specific education-beat coverage for Wichita and Kansas through the collaborative statewide public radio initiative funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Participate in news planning meetings, generation of story ideas and evaluation of broadcast and online content. Collaborate with the Engagement team on news initiatives and community ascertainment. Assist station staff with community outreach events and other initiatives.
To receive full consideration, please apply by August 24, 2017.
For more details and to apply online, go to: http://www.kmuw.org/employment     

Writer/Editor for U.S. Army Publication

Job Description: IDA Technology is currently seeking full-time Writer/Editors for a professional U.S. Army on-line publication located at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The Writer/Editors will be responsible for creating, editing and publishing well-researched and fully documented academic articles on topics of direct relevance to the Non-Commissioned Officer profession. Topics for publication will address leadership, doctrine, training, NCO history, and other professional subjects. Starting salary is $45k with benefits. The job is 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday with no overtime, and no travel required.

·         Four years as a NCO in the U.S. Army or other branch of the US Military preferred, but not required
·         Publication of 5 articles of original content in print or electronic media preferred
·         Ability to edit documents for style, grammar, document format, use of Standard English, and to ensure facts, concepts and ideas are appropriately documented
·         A Bachelor's Degree in any field, preferably English or other discipline that requires written products
·         Graduate of the Advanced Leaders Course or branch equivalent preferred
·         Experience working with Adobe Creative Cloud applications, especially Photoshop and Illustrator
·         Must be a U.S. Citizen
 It is the policy of IDA Technology to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
The information above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

How To Apply: Email andrew.hair@idatechnology.com 


KTWU Senior Sales/Underwriting Associate

Job Description: This Senior Underwriting/Sales Associate builds KTWU's business success by identifying, qualifying and selling prospects on KTWU's unique slate of broadcast, digital and new media products. The primary purpose of this position is to generate revenue for the general operations of KTWU and any specific KTWU content initiatives. See the full job description and qualifications at KTWU Careers.

How to Apply: Submit a letter of interest, resume, Resume Supplement form (available at www.washburn.edu/hrforms), copy of unofficial transcript(s) for highest level of post-secondary education (official transcript for all levels of post-secondary education may be requested upon hire), and names and phone numbers of three professional references to getajob@washburn.edu or to Washburn University Human Resources, 118 Morgan Hall, 1700 SW College, Topeka, Kansas 66621. Applicants are encouraged to submit complete applications by August 7, 2017.

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Senior Content Marketing Specialist

Job Description: The Senior Content Marketing Specialist is responsible for growing engaged entrepreneurial communities. The Senior Content Marketing Specialist will not only drive traffic to New Entrepreneurial Learning properties (FastTrac, 1 Million Cups), but will also focus on moving web visitors through the New Entrepreneurial Learning marketing funnel and into offline and online programs where they will find inspiration to start a new business.

The ideal candidate is responsible for content and channel strategy (email, web, social, community) and execution of integrated digital marketing campaigns. The Senior Content Marketing Specialist is confident in recommending strategies and tactics to achieve program goals.

The Senior Content Marketing Specialist will be expected to work across the New Entrepreneurial Learning team to manage execution, external vendors and help to define additional marketing resources. This position will also work directly with the product team to optimize content across specific channels in order to maximize conversion rates.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in marketing or strategic communications. Other degrees combined with relevant experience will be considered. Work Experience: 5-8 years of digital marketing, content marketing and/or product marketing experience.

Visit the Kauffman Foundation careers page to learn more about this position.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to resume@kauffman.org.  

KMAN Part-time Reporter

KMAN is looking for a part-time news reporter. Duties include covering local meetings, writing, editing audio, and recording news stories for broadcasts. Email them at news@1350kman.com. Or, visit their web site: http://1350kman.com/

Prep Hoops Writing Position

Job Description: The Prep Hoops Network is looking for hard-working college students to cover basketball prospects of all levels. Students will have the opportunity to work with a rapidly growing company that is active in both online media coverage and event promotion for the top high school basketball players in the country. Prep Hoops currently operates websites and events in 24 states, with continued expansion in the coming months. See http://www.prephoops.com for the latest company information. 
  • Responsible for networking in the high school and grassroots basketball community to increase engagement with prospects and teams at all levels.
  • Responsible for writing recruiting reports on high school basketball players in their states.
  • Responsible for working with contributors in your state to provide diverse content covering prospects of all levels

Skills & Areas of Interest
  • MUST be a hoops junkie
  • Must be through at least one year of undergraduate school
  • Previous writing experience is a plus

Interested applicants should send their resume, writing samples, and a brief cover letter to jared@prephoops.com 

KWCH 12 Eyewitness News, Wichita, KS

Position: Multiple Openings
Details: Full and Part time positions available. Largest need is for newscast producers. View positions at http://www.kwch.com/station/jobs/ For more questions, contact Robert Marin, rmarin@kwch.com

Posted 6/10/2017

Great Bend Tribune - Great Bend, KS

Position: Paginataor/graphic designer
Details: Full-time paginataor/graphic designer. Job involves laying out pages, working with graphics and photos, and updating the web site and social media. Involves some weekend and evening work. Must be reliable, quick but accurate, and have a keen eye for design and sense for details. If this fits you, please send letter, portfolio, resume and references to Dale Hogg, managing editor, Great Bend Tribune, 2012 Forest Ave., Great Bend, Kan., 67530, or to dhogg@gbtribune.com.

Posted 6/2/2017

KOFO Radio - Ottowa, KS

Position: Newsperson
Details: KOFO Radio in Ottawa, KS is seeking a full-time person to join our news department as we provide local news, sports, and weather coverage to east central Kansas. Responsibilities include researching and writing stories for newscasts, anchoring morning newscasts, attending meetings/news conferences as media, monitoring local scanner traffic, and monitoring and updating our newsblog and social media sites. The ideal candidate must have a positive attitude, be motivated, enthusiastic to learn, responsible, detail-oriented, and committed to excellence. Experience is not necessary; we will train the right person. KOFO is an equal opportunity employer. Salary: $29,000.00 /year. To apply for the position, email your resume to kofo@kofo.com. 
Web site: http://www.kofo.com/ 

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. - Wichita, KS

Position: Creative Services Producer
Details: KSAS/KMTW is seeking an experienced and creative Producer/Editor for our Creative Services department. Qualified candidates must be able to create, conceptualize, script, shoot, and edit cutting edge commercials for our clients. Live production experience is a plus. The ability to work well with internal and external clients is vital. Apply online here - http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/
  • Meeting deadlines with clients and staff, and managing equipment maintenance and usage
  • Properly coordinate and schedule all aspects of commercial production, including working with clients, sales staff and agencies
  • Work with sales management and marketing consultants to create a mutually beneficial relationship with clients in the community
  • Accurately and promptly turn in all client billing to department manager
  • Operate remote trucks for events such as satellite up-links and multi-camera remote productions
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Non-linear editing experience (Adobe Premier non-linear editing experience is a must)
  • Extensive shooting and scripting of both short and long form spots
  • Ability to write, shoot and edit content that tells a compelling story
  • A strong understanding of fundamental design, sense of color, typography and composition
  • Advanced knowledge of the post-production process, including media management and encoding video to various formats
  • Ability to maintain a variety of projects and work with varying production styles while employing strong client service skills
  • Advanced knowledge of High-definition (HD) cameras and videography, motion graphics and creative lighting techniques
  • Ability to maintain digital assets, archives and edit systems
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to routinely lift, carry, and move equipment in excess of 40 lbs
  • Live, multi-camera production and microwave truck experience preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in broadcast production is a must
  • A college degree is preferred

News-Press and Gazette

Position: Reporter

Details: News-Press & Gazette Co., St. Joseph, Mo., is recruiting to fill a reporting opening in its multimedia newsroom providing content for our two television stations (FOX 26 KNPN and NBC 21 KNPG), daily newspaper (St. Joseph News-Press), website (newspressnow.com) and social media platforms. Applicants' multimedia skills and reporting experience are both valued.

The specific opening calls for a reporter who will cover breaking news and public safety, a highly valued part of the news report. This reporter should expect to give a large focus to stories -- news and features -- that lend themselves to multimedia storytelling. In addition, we seek a well-rounded journalist who can be tasked with covering other local news topics from time to time.
Applicants should expect to use all of the tools of the trade to tell compelling stories focused on our core market about 40 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri. Over time, all reporters in our newsroom become true multimedia journalists as they add to and develop their skills to become equally adept at reporting for TV, print and the web.
We prefer a college degree with a concentration in multimedia journalism and two years of practical experience. Solid college preparation is a plus for recent grads who apply. Candidates from the Midwest are strongly preferred.
Core requirements: commitment to journalism and multimedia news reporting; ability to learn new skills; understanding of journalism ethics, press law and the competitive aspects of daily reporting; and ability to do good work on deadline, for both broadcast and print.
A valid driver's license and a safe driving record also are required. Employment is contingent on passage of a drug screening and a background check.
Prospective candidates should make their interest known as soon as possible. To apply, send a brief letter of introduction, current resume, names of three references, and examples of your best work. Please indicate your referral source and visit www.npgco.com - then Careers.


Kansas State University Housing & Dining

Position: Student Photographer/Videographer 

Details: The student photographer/videographer works to create unique, artistic and compelling visual representations of all aspects of Housing and Dining Services, including but not limited to food, students, staff and facilities. The student photographer also will be responsible for editing, formatting and adding keywords to photographs and videos, and will assume full responsibility for maintaining our catalog of images.  
Training will be provided. Photographs and videos become the property of KSU HDS Marketing and Communications, and can be used for brochures, signs, banners, Web content, and for all other Housing and Dining Services marketing materials.

The ideal candidate will have experience with image keywording and metadata, Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro and Adobe After Effects. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and posses the ability to manage multiple projects at a time. The ideal candidate will have strong organization skills, be a self-starter, have a good work ethic and a positive attitude.  Wage/Salary:  $10/hour
Duties will include:
  • Assist Creative Coordinator with projects as assigned
  • Create and produce various collateral types following branding guidelines
  • Work directly or indirectly with clients on projects
  • Generate concepts/ideas for projects
  • General Office Work

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will be an undergraduate student with strong photography and photo/video editing skills. Experience, knowledge or a willingness to learn editing software is required. Ability to work a minimum of 15 hours a week is required. Full time employment during summer and holiday breaks is encouraged. Some nights and weekends required. (Work hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. with occasional weekend or evening.)

Application Instructions: Please send cover letter, resume, example photographs and a link to an editorial video that you created to snp6848@k-state.edu. No phone calls please.