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Careers at PBS North Carolina
We’re storytellers, educators and innovators who believe in the power of public media to inform, entertain and inspire every community across North Carolina. From our headquarters in Research Triangle Park, we serve the third largest public media market in the country with engaging programs, award-winning resources for kids and families, innovative digital series and content plus the best of PBS’ offerings.
The Program Development Producer is an integral part of the content division, with the responsibility of sourcing, conceptualizing, and supporting the development of multi-platform content across various areas of impact/genres for the network and its audiences. This role will work to generate and nurture ideas, working across departments to create and curate content that is the most representative of the goals within the organization and the audience it serves.
The Hiring Process
Working at PBS North Carolina
Frank Graff, Producer/EP/Host of Sci NC
Jewel Lowe, Engagement Program Manager
Chris Pandich, Director of Engineering Services
Princess Wallace, Contracts Administrator
Judy Munson, HR Specialist
Who We Are
We are the best of PBS with a local accent. More than just a television network, we are virtual classroom, a news and entertainment hub, an emergency communication center and so much more.
Our twelve stations provide all 100 counties in the state with four unique broadcast channels: PBS NC, North Carolina Channel, Rootle (our 24/7 PBS KIDS channel) and the Explorer Channel.
One million viewers watch our broadcast offerings every week, and more than 165,000 people take part in our events every year.
At PBS North Carolina, we start with trust and move forward creatively and collaboratively with purpose, imagination and open minds.
Both behind the scenes and in front, our team nurtures an environment of creativity, collaboration and purpose.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging
PBS North Carolina is committed to promoting equity and mitigating bias on a systemic level. We do this by designing and creating content that is reflective of and accessible to our diverse communities and by developing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) initiatives and resources with and for our employees.
"You always make each day a special day. There's only one person in the whole world that's like you, and that's you."
Medical, dental & vision coverage
Paid parental leave
Minimum 14 days of vacation leave
Minimum 12 days of sick leave
Community Service Leave
24 hours of volunteer time
12 paid holidays each year
Employee Resource Groups
Support & community organizations
Educational assistance program & access to UNC System courses
Multiple plans with generous employer contributions
PBS North Carolina participates in the E-Verify Program and requires pre-employment background checks on all finalists for positions.
Equal Employment Opportunity
PBS North Carolina, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to us. Organizational representatives may receive our job vacancy information by contacting PBS North Carolina’s Human Resources department at 919-549-7082.
In accordance with the Federal Communications Commission’s 2003 Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) rules, PBS North Carolina’s rule compliance includes placing an annual EEO public file report in our public file, located at PBS North Carolina headquarters (10 UNC-TV Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC) and here on our website. Recruitment and interview information for job vacancies during the period of August 1, 2022, through July 31, 2023, as well as PBS North Carolina EEO outreach efforts, are provided here: FCC EEO Public File Report.