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Texas Tech Public Media serves as PBS and NPR stations across West Texasincluding KTTZ-TV (Lubbock), KTTZ-FM (Lubbock), KNCH-FM (San Angelo), and KCOS-TV (El Paso). 

What we do is encapsulated in our vision. We are a local public media company for the people of West Texas. We make a difference in the education of every child.  Our local storytelling provides context to complex stories.  We share our love of music and the arts. We spark the imagination of a fresh generation of creative thinkers and doers.



Major/Essential Functions
• Oversees a strategic major underwriting programmeeting annual revenue and moving prospects through the cultivation/solicitation cycle.
• Plans, coordinates, and directs activities to secure and maintain underwriting for Texas Tech Public Media from various entities. Brings in new corporate support revenue to reach development goals.
• Coordinates strategies with membership and development colleagues to secure corporate, foundation, grants and private funding for the station’s operations and programs.
• Devises and systematically tests new and creative engagement and cultivation strategies to ensure best practices. Develop these strategies in concert with the management team.
• Facilitates discussions among Texas Tech Public Media staff about development opportunities. Takes the lead in executing corporate support fundraising and events.
• Interacts with donor/members over the phone, e-mail, and in person to develop and deepen relationships through formal and informal stewardship.
• Identifies philanthropic opportunities within the community; actively participate in cultivation plans with development, sales staff and production.

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Major/Essential Functions
• Produces multi-platform stories as assigned by News Director, reports stories in appropriate forms for digital and radio broadcast. 
• Guides all projects through the production process to meet deadline, budget, quality and distribution requirements. 
• Selects and researches topics; contacting and interviewing sources, maintaining notes and recordings, writing and editing reports, producing content for distribution. 
• Plans and coordinates technical production work. 
• May assist faculty and staff in integrating educational plans into effective teaching content. 
• Attends meetings and is responsible for appropriate record keeping, correspondence, phone calls, supplies and equipment. 
• Proactively participates in the creative cycle of story and program origination with reporters, supervisor, and other producers.

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Position Description
Duties may include planning and coordinating technical production work involved in live, film, and videotape media. May assist faculty and staff in integrating educational plans into effective television teaching programs. May supervise other personnel.

Major/Essential Functions
Guides all projects through the production press to meet or exceed deadlines, budget, quality expectation, and distribution requirements.
• Selects and researches topics; contacting and interviewing sources, maintaining notes and video recordings, writing, and editing reports, producing and shooting video reports for air and digital distribution.
• Develops content ideas with CCO and oversees the execution of projects of producers.
• Oversees the production of multi-platform stories.  Reports stories in appropriate forms of broadcast (live on-air, copy, actuality, cut & copy, voicer, wrap, feature, series, documentary, studio, etc.).

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