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Company: Franklin College
Seeking a superb broadcast journalist to work in an award-winning college journalism program
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
August 16, 2013
Job ID: 1510463


Broadcast Journalism Coordinator


Franklin College's Pulliam School of Journalism seeks a broadcast journalism coordinator to help prepare journalism students to produce accurate, ethical and compelling stories for radio/television and across multiple media platforms. The Pulliam School offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism.

The successful applicant will be dedicated to teaching undergraduate students; will be a lifelong learner willing to adapt and update skills in an ever-changing mass media environment; will appreciate how the liberal arts contribute to successful media studies/careers; will be a team player able to work with colleagues in the journalism school and across disciplines at the college; and will strive for excellence in teaching, professional development and service.

Duties and responsibilities will include but may not be limited to:

  • Advising and oversight of the campus radio station, WFCI, including guiding the student staff and maintaining all appropriate logs and records for the Federal Communications Commission;
  • Advising and oversight of a student newscast, including guiding the student staff;
  • Working with students and the staff of to provide broadcast-ready stories for the site and its media clients;
  • Teaching broadcast journalism and other classes on an as-needed basis;
  • Advising journalism students on academic and professional matters on an as-needed basis;
  • Serving on appropriate standing and ad hoc committees that do work to support the mission of Franklin College and its Pulliam School of Journalism.

Starting date is August 2013. A master's degree or higher in journalism or a related field is preferred. College teaching and professional media experience preferred.

Benefits package includes health, life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and tuition assistance for employees and their immediate family members. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates may be asked to provide additional information at any stage of the selection process. Send a cover letter, vita/resume, samples of your broadcast journalism work and three (3) letters of reference to (electronic correspondence encouraged):


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Franklin College 
101 Branigin Blvd. 
Franklin, IN 46131


Franklin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural and gender diversity, pluralism, and individual differences are encouraged to apply.

Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential four-year undergraduate liberal arts institution with a scenic, wooded campus located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis. The college prepares men and women for challenging careers and fulfilling lives through the liberal arts, offering its approximately 1,000 students 28 majors, 36 minors and eight pre-professional programs.In 1842, the college began admitting women, becoming the first coeducational institution in Indiana and the seventh in the nation. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA. For more information, visit




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