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Department: Jefferson Public Radio
Salary/Rate: $45,000 – $48,000 @ 1.0FTE
This recruitment is to fill two full-time vacancies This position works within JPR's news department, producing high-quality in-depth features, newscast spots, interviews, photos, videos and other news content for JPR's air and digital platforms, including social media. The reporter/producer may also anchor newscasts, host programs, help edit others, appear as a program guest and help during station fundraising activities.
Minimum Classification Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field or equivalent combination of education/work experience 2. Three years professional journalism experience
1. Significant portfolio of NPR-style radio features and newscast spots. 2. Spanish language fluency 3. Experience as Morning Edition, Weekend Edition or All Things Considered host.
All Listed Duties:
Plan, develop and produce high-quality, in-depth news content consistent with established JPR journalistic standards on a variety of topics of regional interest to JPR listeners.
Serve as backup host and newscaster for network programs as assigned.
Participate in on-air fund drives and other development and promotional functions as assigned.
Attend meetings, maintain appropriate record keeping, correspondence, phone calls, supplies and equipment. Other duties as assigned.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as
Internal Number: 7790
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