Reporter / Producer

Nine PBS

St. Louis, Missouri

Date Posted November 11, 2022
Industry TV Jobs, Nonprofit
Specialty Local News
Job Status Full-time
Salary $55,000 - $65,000


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Nine PBS: Reporter/Producer

As an essential community institution, Nine PBS magnifies and deepens understanding of our community to help our region flourish. We convene meaningful conversations and share thought-provoking content. Clearly communicating the essential nature of Nine PBS by creating content content that provides space for individuals to choose their own words and tell their own stories and amplify the experiences of individuals whose stories might not otherwise be heard, empowered or celebrated is critically important to our success. 


Nine PBS is searching for an enthusiastic, experienced Reporter/Producer with a positive attitude to tell meaningful stories and grow our audience.


This reporter/producer will work within the local content team to write, produce and edit stories and content for multiple platforms, including for Nine PBS’s flagship brand, Living St. Louis. This position develops and produces content across platforms (on-air, social media, and written) to tell stories that matter to the St. Louis region. This position reports to and works under the supervision of the Executive Producer to produce stories that are vital to the lives of those in our community.


Job Responsibilities

  • Work in partnership with digital and broader content team to research, write, edit and produce short-form and long-form content
  • Coordinate shoots and plans to production department
  • Collaborate in Living St. Louis content calendar and provide story ideas and assignments for content team
  • Connect and engage across social media platforms
  • Ability to interview diverse people and experiences in multiple environments
  • Work with marketing department on promotion of the show, including specials and regular episodes
  • All duties as assigned


Required Skills

  • Strong production skills
  • On-camera experience
  • Software editing experience, preferably Final Cut X
  • Field Production
  • Strong editorial, ethical judgment
  • Continuous learner
  • Able to work diligently under deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to apply an equity lens to content creation and storytelling
  • Demonstrated passion for our core values: community, trust, equity and learning



  • Strong use of social media
  • Production experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Film, or Communications preferred

Work Environment

  • Flexible schedule with at least two days in office per week, as agreed upon with supervisor
  • Community-centered, culturally inclusive, and collaborative
  • Occasionally drive and/or travel on company business required
  • Regular, active participation in team meetings expected, either virtually or in person as determined by supervisor


Application Instructions

Company: Nine PBS

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Job Location: St Louis, MO, US

Salary Range: $55,000 to $65,000

Application Timeline: Open until filled

Application Process: For a candidate to be considered for employment, the following materials must be submitted as a complete application to

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Provide a link to reel and previously produced work
  • 3 Professional References
  • Word document that provides responses to the following three questions:
  1. Why does this position make sense for the next step in your career? (no more than 150 words)
  2. How are you uniquely qualified to enhance the Nine PBS team and our work? (no more than 150 words)
  3. One of Nine PBS’s organizational priorities is to foster an inclusive culture that values belonging and connection. Please provide an example of a time when you reinforced this priority. (no more than 150 words)


Nine PBS

As an essential community institution, Nine PBS magnifies and deepens understanding of our community to help our region flourish. We tell stories that move us. We meet people where they are the most comfortable consuming content. Nine PBS’s platforms include four distinct broadcast channels (Nine PBS, Nine PBS KIDS®, Nine PBS World, and Nine PBS Create),, social media, the free PBS Video App, streaming services, live and virtual events, and the Public Media Commons. Since 1954, Nine PBS has accepted the community’s invitation into their homes, schools, and businesses. Follow Nine PBS on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok


If you would like to learn more about our team, check us out here:


Nine PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with leadership and a culture that supports diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. For the past two years, Nine PBS was identified by the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis as a top place for women to work.


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