careers in Broadcasting in Colorado

There're plenty of opportunities in front and  behind the mic.

GRAPHIC ARTIST

WHAT THEY DO: Supports all production activities. Computer skills are particularly valuable, as is a background in art and design and radio-television production.

REQUIREMENTS: People hired in the Creative Services department usually have Bachelor of Arts degrees. Common majors include English, Communications, Liberal Arts, Fine Arts and. All possess excellent English and grammar skills.

COMMUNITY RELATIONS DIRECTOR

WHAT THEY DO: A Community Relations Director plans, coordinates and executes a station's services and programs that are developed to respond to the needs of the community. Often called a Public Affairs director, this position spearheads keeping a station in touch with it's listeners and viewers.

REQUIREMENTS: Community Relations positions will require a knowledge and understanding of the station's demographic. In addition, many positions will require a familiarity with computer programs such as web-based content management systems, design programs and office products.

NEWS REPORTERS

WHAT THEY DO: The key "front-line" people in the news department are the beat reporters. They are on-the-scene at every kind of event, and larger organizations may compartmentalize assignments, such as health reporter, education reporter, entertainment reporter, etc.

Local news reporters must be excellent writers, capable of working quickly and accurately to sum up the key elements of a news story and make it understandable and relevant to the audience. In today's new media, reporters must be able to write to all digital media, including social networks.

REQUIREMENTS: Often reporters can enter smaller markets before they have completed their degree in broadcast journalism. Nonetheless, a college degree will be necessary to move onto larger markets and more responsibility.

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Production Director

Available in Denver
Rocky Mountain Public Media, home to Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO Radio, is the largest statewide, member-supported, multi-media network in Colorado. Rocky Mountain Public Medias (RMPM) mission is t...

Station Operations Manager 50233BR

Available in Centennial
The Station Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring the sustained superior quality of KDEN- TV News video and audio presentation.

This individual is the technology guru of the Notici...