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Company: University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Broadcast Lecturer
Job Status:  Not Specified
Ad Expires: 
April 9, 2013
Job ID: 1479839


Title: Broadcast Lecturer.
Application Due: April 8, 2013, for best consideration.

Founded in 1947, the Philip Merrill College of Journalism has approximately 600
undergraduate and graduate students and approximately 50 faculty and staff. Merrill is
located just 10 miles from the White House and was chosen as one of 12 top journalism
schools that took part in the prestigious Carnegie-Knight Initiative.

Position Summary:

The University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism seeks an experienced
video news journalist for a nine-month, non-tenure track, renewable lecturer position
beginning in fall 2013. Primary responsibilities: teaching undergraduate and graduate
courses in broadcast and multiplatform news production—primarily shooting and editing
but also including newsgathering and visual storytelling. This full-time lecturer will
teach students how to shoot and edit news stories for television and the Web using a
variety of broadcast equipment and contemporary editing software. Classes taught will
include introductory, intermediate and advanced skills courses that produce visually
and editorially compelling video news stories. Instruction in story development, news
judgment and ethics are expected as well.

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree; substantial professional broadcast field
experience in video shooting and editing; innovative track record with high-production
values for broadcast and Internet; experience teaching/mentoring students or beginner
video journalists.

Preferences: A master’s degree; Experience in HD production, studio production and
show production.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal
employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant
because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability,
religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political
affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to

To apply, please visit For best consideration,
apply by April 8, 2013. In addition to a resume/C.V., cover letter, and list of three
references, please submit a supplemental document with links to videos shot, edited
and produced by applicant (preferably both breaking news and feature stories). Links to
student work supervised by applicant may also be included.

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