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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.

Open Positions


Audio Engineer

The Audio Engineer provides high level audio production support to locally produced broadcast and digital productions. Most duties will be concentrated in studio and field audio production environments. Additional assistance with post-production and mobile production may be required. 


Division Coordinator

The Division Coordinator will support the content division to achieve departmental objectives on-time and within budget by providing a wide variety of office functions including the daily administrative, travel and business operations for the division. 


Human Resources Director

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Human Resources Director serves as a strategic partner with senior leadership on human resource functions and programs that serve to advance the mission, goals, and objectives of PBS North Carolina in collaboration with the Strategic Plan of the University of North Carolina.


Assistant Director of Integrated Fundraising

The Assistant Director of Integrated Fundraising is responsible for the execution and evaluation of complex Annual Giving solicitations and will lead the efforts to increase annual gifts to PBSNC integrated marketing strategies across direct mail, broadcast (on-air), phone, email, online and social media channels.


Corporate Engagement Coordinator

The Corporate Engagement Coordinator is a key position working with the Director of Corporate Engagement, the Director of Corporate Underwriting, and sales team staff to serve as a project manager supporting the execution, tracking and administration of the team's goals and performance to meet and exceed its revenue goals.


Data Solutions Manager

PBS North Carolina is actively seeking a Data Solutions Manager to serve as a core contributor for defining, developing, and delivering data solutions for complex issues that improve fundraising strategy and enhance the donor experience. In this highly collaborative role, the position will engage cross-functionally to develop solutions regarding data entry, donor accounts, queries and reports, and will serve as a subject matter expert for reporting and data in Tessitura CRM and PBS North Carolina’s Growth Division needs.


Senior Account Executive

PBS North Carolina is actively seeking two Senior Account Executives for the Corporate Engagement team. The Senior Account Executive is responsible for initiating, developing and stewarding corporate relationships that lead to predictable, sustainable revenue growth for PBS North Carolina. The position combines the opportunity to utilize the skills and experience of thriving in a performance-based, data-informed, goal-driven sales environment with the mission-critical task of raising revenue for a well-respected, nonprofit statewide media organization.



The accountant is responsible for all accounting functions for PBSNC's Foundation, including the preparation of financial statements, financial analysis and annual audits. This position also reviews contractual agreements, including terms and conditions, to ensure accurate reporting of grants and commitments; oversees all receipt processing for PBSNC, managing treasury functions and working closely with internal teams on reconciliations; manages and performs campus voucher processing for PBSNC.


Financial Reporting Manager

The Financial Reporting Manager (EHRA IRIT Accounting Manager I) is directly responsible for financial reporting, including the completion of audited financial statements, required grant reporting to the Corporation of Public Broadcasting (CPB) and internal financial operational reports, as well as providing supervision of staff.


Broadcast Technician 

The Broadcast Technician (based in the Western NC region) is responsible for the overall monitoring and maintenance of translators in the PBS NC statewide DTV broadcast system following federal, state, and organizational directives and regulations. Regular activities include field strength measurements, routine and out of hours emergency site attendance for repair, preventive maintenance, equipment installations, modifications, and upgrades. 

The Hiring Process

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1. Search

Browse our open positions to find a job that fits your experience.

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2. Apply

Apply through our careers site, and a recruiter will reach out.

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3. Interview

Interviews take place either virtually or in person.

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4. Onboarding

Become part of our PBS North Carolina community!

Working at PBS North Carolina

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.

Our Values

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."

 –Fred Rogers


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Medical Benefits

Medical, dental & vision coverage
Paid parental leave

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Vacation Time

Minimum 14 days of vacation leave

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Sick Time

Minimum 12 days of sick leave

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Community Service Leave

24 hours of volunteer time

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Paid Holidays

12 paid holidays each year

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Employee Resource Groups

Support & community organizations

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Educational assistance program & access to UNC System courses

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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, 2020, through July 31, 2021, as well as PBS North Carolina EEO outreach efforts, are provided here: FCC EEO Public File Report.

More About PBS North Carolina

Who We Are

As your statewide public media network, we harness the energy of the UNC System to spark lifelong curiosity.