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Thank you for your interest in employment at Smoky Hills Public Television. All job openings are posted here when the position becomes available. Each posting lists the qualifications and procedures for application and a deadline for submissions.

Traffic Director Responsibilities:

The Traffic Director is responsible for maintaining proper break management and records for multiple broadcast channels for Smoky Hills Public Television. This position will also assist with the daily oversight of Master Control operations and perform other duties as assigned.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Create daily logs

  • Produce, check and load daily broadcast logs

  • Generate record schedule daily

  • Schedule spots using ProTrack

  • Ensure outside sat feeds are received correctly

  • Create program and spot reports

  • Provide quality customer support to viewers by responding to questions, comments and/or concerns

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Proven history of excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task

  • Strong organizational skills with follow through abilities

  • Able to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments

  • Must perform well in a fast-paced environment on time-driven tasks

  • Solid working computer knowledge including Microsoft Word and Excel

  • A Bachelors degree in Broadcasting, Communications or related field preferred but not required

  • Experience in media broadcasting/television in a traffic capacity preferred but not required


The Traffic Director generally works a flexible 30 hours per week with on call as needed to handle on-air issues that may arise.


The Traffic Director is an hourly position.  We offer competitive compensation with comprehensive benefits package.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter, resume and compensation requirements to hr@shptv.org




Smoky Hills Public Television seeks a creative, self-motivated Producer/Director.  Responsibilities will include all aspects of video production in all genres.  Applicants need to have strong communication & organizational skills that can work in a team environment or individually with little supervision on multiple projects simultaneously. Knowledge of Final Cut and Photoshop with experience producing taped and live productions preferred.  Applicants should submit resume, video samples and professional references to hr@shptv.org.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform all aspects of taped and live video productions

  • Produce, Direct, Shoot and Edit short and long form pieces

  • Contribute ideas for show elements

  • Deliver final products in multiple formats for multiple platforms


  • Smoky Hills Public Television/PBS product knowledge

  • Knowledge of Central & Western Kansas

  • Strong Communication and Organizational Skills

  • Experience using Final Cut Studio, Adobe Photoshop preferred

  • Able to work flexible hours with some evenings & weekends

  • Capable of handling various responsibilities and multiple projects simultaneously

  • Able to work as team, while being able to work independently

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications/TV Broadcasting or related field preferred

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record required


Applicants can send resumes to the Human Resources at Smoky Hills Public Television, PO Box 9 Bunker Hill, KS 67626 or email to hr@shptv.org.


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