Media Specialist

Job Title: Media Specialist

Job ID: 34829

Location: Tallahassee, FL

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Department: University Communications


  • A Bachelor’s degree and two years experience as a radio or television news writer, producer, reporter and/or anchor with a commercial news organization; or a combination of relevant post high school education and experience equal to six years to include two years experience as stated.
  • Knowledge of journalism, communications, and public relations.
  • Digital production experience.
  • Knowledge of media and public relations protocol in order to maintain effective working relationships with media, the university, and the community.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills to include on-air presentation.
  • Basic graphic design skills.

Background Check Requirements
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

Confidentiality Policy
This position requires compliance with University confidentiality policies.

Bachelor’s degree.


  • This position serves as daily digital content producer for multi-platform programming including video and audio for radio, television and web content. Directs and manages multi-media production projects. Contributes to FSU Headlines radio and television segments as on-air general assignment reporter as needed. Operates digital audio and video recording and editing equipment. Conducts research and analysis to measure the effectiveness of content.
  • Daily contact with public through news-gathering for, and delivery of radio, television and web programming. Daily contact with highest levels of university administration and members of the Board of Trustees as well as university faculty, staff, students and alumni.
  • Position will often receive confidential information in advance of public release.
  • Serves as the department’s secondary Emergency Coordinating Officer (ECO) for the University’s FSU ALERT emergency notification system.
  • Responsible for recommending new and improved programs or technologies to effectively manage content production and dissemination.

Pay Plan
This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific vacancy as advertised, apply to Florida State University at

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information.  Applications must include work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume.

Equal Employment Opportunity
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer

Open until filled
This position is being advertised as open until filled.