Available Title(s): 1365-YN_ADMINPRO - Radio Host/Producer
Business Title: Weekend Edition Host/Producer
Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
As the Local host for Weekend Edition for Northwest Public Broadcasting (NWPB), you will serve as a fill-in host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered as assigned. You will also voice radio, television, and digital programs including live local announcements during news programming, newscasts, and music programs. Additionally, you will be responsible for producing live and pre-recorded elements, such as underwriting announcements and station promotional and fundraising spots as assigned. You will be responsible for producing station content as assigned for broadcast and digital platforms including writing stories, web postings, audio editing and reporting. You will also need to travel to conduct interviews and meet with individuals visiting local communities to produce content/stories.
A relevant Bachelor's degree AND one (1) year full-time professional radio broadcast experience in one of the following areas: gathering, writing, editing and producing materials for radio; classical music announcing; or hosting NPR network programming.
Experience in radio on-air broadcasting may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for education and professional radio experience.
Experience with live board operation.
Possession of, or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license.
Experience in public radio.
Competence in using Windows computer operating systems.
Digital production experience.
Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range. For additional information, please review WSU's Administrative Professional Compensation.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For additional information, please review the detailed Summary of Benefits offered by WSU for AP staff and Total Compensation.
Position Type: This is a temporary position.
Temporary End Date:
This is a temporary position expected to end one year after hire date. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Northwest Public Broadcasting at WSU has been reliably funded for many years, and we expect funding to continue to support this position.
Posting Close Date:
Applicants must submit their completed application by Sunday, March 3, 2024, by 11:59 p.m.
Applicants must upload the following required documents to their online application.
Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
External candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application.
Internal candidates(current WSU employees), please upload all documents in the 'Resume/Cover Letter' section of your application.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or email@example.com.
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