Job Opportunities

Multimedia Journalist
Job ID: req1247
Position Closing Date: August 7, 2015

General Function and Job Duties:
This position is responsible for providing support producing content for WTVI PBS Charlotte’s flagship program “Carolina Impact” and to assist with other station projects as needed.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Must be able to carry and operate video and lighting equipment to shoot interviews and b-roll for stories.
2. Ability to log interviews, and write/edit story segments for broadcast.
3. Responsible for developing community contacts and generating stories within PBS Charlotte’s 13-county coverage area highlighting the issues, people and places of interest to our viewers.
4. Must complete 1-2 packages weekly while simultaneously working on other stories to meet future deadlines.
5. Assist with shooting other video projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Journalism, Mass Communications or related field, and 3-4 years of experience; Must possess producing skills which include pre-interviews, scheduling shoots and coordinating logistics for shoot. Must also be able to shoot and edit video independently.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

  • Strong communications skills
  • Works well independently and with a team
  • Computer and office skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.

Required Documents:

  1. A completed CPCC application must be completed on-line.
  2. During the on-line application process, applicants will be prompted to upload or build a cover letter and resume.
  3. College transcripts (if required for the position) must be attached on-line in the “additional documents” section of the application process. Applicants that do not have an electronic copy of their transcripts, or find the electronic copy is rejected on-line due to the file size, may fax their transcripts to (704) 330-6066 for attachment to the on-line application.
  4. All applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 11:59pm on the closing date posted to be guaranteed for consideration. Applications of qualified candidates received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.

*Please email links to 2-3 samples of your work to Jeffrey.rivenbark@cpcc.edu and put Multimedia Journalist in the subject line.

For more information about this position or to apply, please visit www.cpcc.edu/humanresources/employment.



Web Designer/Graphic Artist
Job ID: req1245
Position Closing Date: August 7, 2015

General Function and Job Duties:
The candidate selected must be able to design/manage WTVI PBS Charlotte’s website, create graphics for broadcast packages/promos, and design graphics for print publications including the station’s direct mail and print ads.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Must have proficient content management skills of PBS Charlotte’s website and other media platforms.
2. Work closely with content, marketing, underwriting and education/outreach departments.
3. Must be able to publish text, photos, video and other multi-media content via the station’s website, mobile app, and other social media platforms.
4. Familiarity with Bento CMS (Content Management System), COVE (PBS’s local-national video platform), Project Merlin (an application which sends users to content across the Public Broadcasting System), and popular streaming media players (i.e. Xbox, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire) for automatic distribution of WTVI/PBS content.
5. Ability to design motion graphics & animation, and systematic archiving.
6. Responsible for creating show opens, supers (lower thirds), and graphics in broadcast packages as well as graphics for WTVI’s direct mail and print ads.
7. Able to operate studio cameras and/or character generator during local productions and other in-house productions as necessary.
8. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in graphic arts, web development, or related field with 2-4 years of experience; must have an understanding of HTML, CSS, Java Script and basic web coding. Requires a thorough understanding of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and analyzing web traffic (i.e. page views, time on site and bounce rate).

Experience with Ross Xpression, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Adobe Creative Suite applications (i.e. Adobe Edge, Dreamweaver and FLASH) is required. Strong conceptual, creative skills and ability to communicate ideas effectively; ability to independently manage all aspects of print and broadcast production with awareness of multi-media application and integration.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

  • Strong communications skills
  • Computer and office skills
  • Familiar with Bento CMS, COVE, Project Merlin, and streaming media players
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of printing process
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.

Required Documents:

  1. A completed CPCC application must be completed on-line.
  2. During the on-line application process, applicants will be prompted to upload or build a cover letter and resume.
  3. College transcripts (if required for the position) must be attached on-line in the “additional documents” section of the application process. Applicants that do not have an electronic copy of their transcripts, or find the electronic copy is rejected on-line due to the file size, may fax their transcripts to (704) 330-6066 for attachment to the on-line application.
  4. All applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 11:59pm on the closing date posted to be guaranteed for consideration. Applications of qualified candidates received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.

*Please email links to 2-3 samples of your work to Jeffrey.rivenbark@cpcc.edu and put Web Designer/Graphic Artist in the subject line.

For more information about this position or to apply, please visit www.cpcc.edu/humanresources/employment.



Promotions Producer Editor

Job ID: req1246
Position Closing Date: August 7, 2015

General Function and Job Duties:
Produce and edit high quality, impactful and creative promotional, interstitial and other programming content for WTVI PBS Charlotte while following PBS standards of excellence.

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for producing and editing high quality programming, interstitials and promotional spots for the station.
2. Responsible for post-production of high quality local shows and productions.
3. Produce and edit creative show opens and other graphics for local shows and productions.
4. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma with 4-5 years of work experience. An associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics:

  • Proficient in either working with Avid or Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator, and Adobe After Effects
  • Professional in all contacts with the public as well as CPCC staff and its stakeholders
  • Ability to perform basic computer operating skills

Required Documents:

  1. A completed CPCC application must be completed on-line.
  2. During the on-line application process, applicants will be prompted to upload or build a cover letter and resume.
  3. College transcripts (if required for the position) must be attached on-line in the “additional documents” section of the application process. Applicants that do not have an electronic copy of their transcripts, or find the electronic copy is rejected on-line due to the file size, may fax their transcripts to (704) 330-6066 for attachment to the on-line application.
  4. All applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 11:59pm on the closing date posted to be guaranteed for consideration. Applications of qualified candidates received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.

For more information about this position or to apply, please visit www.cpcc.edu/humanresources/employment.



Freelance Reporter
Position Closing Date: Ongoing

General Function and Job Duties:
PBS Charlotte is looking for an experienced freelance reporter. The position would primarily consist of accompanying a videographer on shoots for stories airing on the station’s flagship program “Carolina Impact.”

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for logging interviews, writing a package and voice tracking your story. You will be paid a flat rate upon completion of the five-minute story.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicant must have at least two years of journalism experience and be an excellent storyteller. You must also know how to manage your time and meet deadlines.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

  • Strong communications skills
  • Works well independently and with a team
  • Computer and office skills Excellent writing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.

*Please email links to 2-3 samples of your work to Jeffrey.rivenbark@cpcc.edu and put Freelance Reporter in the subject line.



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For more information on all positions available, please visit www.cpcc.edu/humanresources/employment.

Job seekers with disabilities may make requests for accommodations in the application or selection process.  They may do this by contacting the Human Resources Office and including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process. To request an accommodation in the process, please contact Kelly Natoli at kelly.natoli@cpcc.edu or call 704.330.6631.


About CPCC
Located in Charlotte, N.C., Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) is a nationally recognized leader in workforce development with a commitment to teaching and learning excellence. As a learning-centered organization focusing on documented learning outcomes, the college provides high-quality programs and services within a supportive environment.CPCC is one of the largest community colleges in the state, boasting six campuses that serve 70,000 individuals each year. The college offers more than 300 degree, diploma and certificate programs in a number of areas, including technical/vocational, health, culinary, hospitality, STEM, and professional careers, as well as a comprehensive college transfer program. The college also offers a wide selection of Corporate and Continuing Education programs and courses. These offerings are designed to address the personal, professional, organizational and economic development needs of the community and are market-inspired, growth-oriented and entrepreneurial in nature.