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KUOW’s mission is to create and serve a more informed public. Our vision is to broaden conversations and deepen understanding. KUOW is committed to acquiring a diversity of perspectives and voices to realize our aspirations.

We believe that attracting and retaining diverse staff is crucial to serving the communities where we work and live. We are dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in an anti-racist, multicultural environment that promotes racial equity and inclusivity.

If you share our values and our mission and vision speak to you, we invite you to join the KUOW team. Women, Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), veterans and individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

Want to learn more? We've got more information on what it's like to work at KUOW, along with answers to frequently asked questions, available here.

Available Positions

  • Director of Finance and Administration

    KUOW has an excellent opportunity for a Director of Finance and Administration to join our team. This critical role will oversee all financial activities and functions, working closely with the President/GM and reporting to the Chief Operating Officer. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree and 7-10 years of experience in nonprofit administration and financial management, as well as strong management and supervisory skills and a commitment to diversity and racial equity. This position leads a team of professionals to ensure KUOW operates efficiently and effectively, supporting our mission to create and serve a more informed public in the region. KUOW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. Open until filled. Do not apply directly to KUOW. AA/EOE

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  • Senior Product Manager, Mobile Platforms

    KUOW has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Product Manager, Mobile Platforms to join our team. Working within KUOW’s new Digital Products division, this position is responsible for understanding, identifying, and documenting business needs and developing and driving creative solutions to transform KUOW into a digital media powerhouse. Open until filled. Do not apply directly to KUOW. AA/EOE

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  • Chief Content Officer

    The Chief Content Officer (CCO) will provide leadership and vision for all programming, podcasting, and journalism at KUOW. Reporting to the President & General Manager, Caryn Mathes, the CCO’s role is to enhance design and integrity of content, expand offerings and their impact, and provide overall editorial leadership, to increase consumption of and loyalty to KUOW content. As the highest-ranking content creation officer, the CCO leads a team of 62 professionals, and directly oversees four Directors, designing standards and procedures to hold accountable high-quality content-making and content delivery talent. They will collaborate with the Digital division in pursuit of optimal discoverability of KUOW’s content and a high-quality digital user experience. Also, they will serve as KUOW’s representative in collective bargaining (SAG-AFTRA), assisting UW Labor Relations. The ideal candidate will bring at least five to seven years of senior-level journalism experience in a modern media environment and significant expertise guiding strategy and leading large teams. Experience with public media, digital content and programming, navigating a hybrid university/community radio licensee and union environment, and the opportunities and challenges of issues facing a disrupted and dis-intermediated media environment would be an advantage. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in telecommunications or related industry is required. Do not apply directly to KUOW. AA/EOE.

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