REPORTS TO: News Director
TYPE: Full-time, Non-exempt
DIRECT REPORTS: None
The ideal candidate is inquisitive, enterprising, and knows how to tell a good story. The candidate possesses at least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and/or requisite journalism experience. They must have strong writing and research skills, and ability to convey information in a clear, concise and conversational manner. The ideal candidate has experience in proofreading, editing, and a thorough knowledge and understanding of the ethics of public radio journalism. They must also have an interest in public radio, audio technology, and media trends.
Plan, write, and produce original spot news stories and in-depth news reports for radio, podcast, and web platforms.
Use professional recording equipment to capture high-quality sound and conduct interviews
Use social media platforms to deliver stories and engage with audience
Interact professionally and build relationships and sources
Anchor breaking news when asked
Operate control board and associated equipment
Participate in community forums and station events
Participate in on-air fund drives
To apply, please submit a cover letter that includes where you learned of the opening, resume, writing samples, and/or audio to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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