The University of North Carolina Center for Public Media (UNC-TV), located in Research Triangle Park, NC, invites applicants for the senior leadership position of Chief Content Officer (CCO). The CCO will deliver rich media content that is enthusiastically viewed by diverse North Carolinians, position UNC-TV as a leader in innovative programming for 21st century audiences, and manage all day-to-day content delivery functions. She/he will play a leading role in a year-long strategic planning process that will include input from university and government officials, community and business leaders, commercial media executives and the viewing public, and will reshape and modernize UNC-TV for embrace by 21st century audiences. m/Oppenheim Executive Search is assisting UNC-TV in this search. Please click on the external application to learn more and apply.

Experience / Skills


Minimum requirements include a master’s degree in journalism, production, communications, business, management or related fields and at least six years of related experience as a respected leader in content development, curation and delivery that may include journalism/reportage, public relations, video production, filmmaking (documentary or creative), or related fields is required. A relevant undergraduate degree and at least eight years or greater of substantially relevant experience may be substituted for the advanced degree. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

To learn more about UNC-TV, please visit www.unctv.org;

For priority consideration, applications and/or nominations should be submitted prior to May 1, 2020. UNC-TV is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

About UNC-TV


UNC-TV, Public Media North Carolina, provides people of all ages with enriching media through its distinctive array of programs and services online and via four digital channels: UNC-TV-PBS & More, UNC-EX-The Explorer Channel, Rootle-UNC-TV's 24/7 PBS KIDS Channel and the North Carolina Channel-Stories with a Local Accent. UNC-TV's 12 stations comprise North Carolina's only statewide television network, made possible through a unique partnership of public investment and private support. Additionally, UNC-TV provides emergency services support for the state and free educational services and resources for teachers.

UNC-TV is committed to producing, broadcasting and sharing content for and about North Carolina, making it the most important source of information about the state. Visit unctv.org and join the conversation by connecting with us at Facebook.com/publicmedianc, Twitter.com/publicmedianc and Instagram.com/publicmedianc.