Lecturer in Video Storytelling

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee provides an affordable, world-class education to 27,000 students from 92 countries. Its 15 schools and colleges include Wisconsin’s only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health. As one of the nation’s top research universities, UWM partners with leading companies in Wisconsin and beyond to advance knowledge, bring new discoveries to market and prepare students for work in a global economy. Eighty percent of our 185,000 alumni live and work in Wisconsin, further contributing to the state’s health, vibrancy and economic growth.


Position Details

Lecturer in Video Storytelling
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Official Job Title: LECTURER

Working Title: Lecturer in Video Storytelling

Position Number: 02218023

Division: College of Letters and Science


Position Type: Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Ongoing/Probationary

FLSA Status: Exempt

Percent: 100 Posting

Type: Faculty & Instructional Introduction Description of School/College/Dept/Program:

The Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers an undergraduate major with concentrations in journalism, advertising/public relations, and media studies, and an M.A. program in media studies. UW-Milwaukee is an R1 institution and one of two public doctoral research universities in Wisconsin, with an enrollment of approximately 27,000 students. For more information, including the mission of the department, please visit:  https://uwm.edu/journalism-advertising-media-studies/

The Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications to fill a probationary academic staff position in video storytelling with the possibility to lead to indefinite status. The appointment will start August 19, 2019.

The department offers an undergraduate major with concentrations in Journalism, Advertising/Public Relations, and Media Studies, and an M.A. program in Media Studies. We are seeking an academic staff member specializing in teaching video storytelling.

Areas of expertise should include television and/or video journalism and multimedia storytelling. Applicants should be prepared to teach video storytelling and production for television news and journalism on multiple platforms. We would welcome applicants who can produce videos for strategic communication and documentaries.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, media, communication, or a related field; five or more years of professional experience, professional experience in television and/or video journalism; two or more years teaching experience with evidence of teaching effectiveness 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s and/or terminal degree; ability to teach video storytelling courses other than news, such as documentary or video for strategic communication; advanced technical skills with camera/sound, audio and video editing.

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