Arizona Public Media (AZPM) is seeking a Senior Radio News and Public Affairs Reporter to cover border and immigration. You’ll join a growing team of reporters who create unique stories about the southwest for our Southern Arizona radio and online audiences. The successful candidate will be an accomplished audio reporter who tells stories with sound, looks for the new and especially the local angles in the midst of a national debate about border and immigration policies.
High-quality work on deadline will be essential in our multimedia environment, as will the ability to work cohesively with a team, both internally with the news and production staff members and externally with partner stations.
The primary assignment of this position will be reporting on the Arizona-Mexico border region by producing daily news spots and longer-form features.
AZPM is an editorially independent, member-supported, non-profit public media organization serving Southern Arizona, and is provided as a community service of the University of Arizona (UA). AZPM utilizes advanced digital transmission technology to deliver three channels of public television, three channels of radio, online, and educational outreach services to audiences of all or portions of eleven Arizona counties. AZPM is committed to being a source of information that promotes thoughtful conversation and community collaboration by bringing people and ideas together.
AZPM receives a significant amount of support from viewers and listeners, the University, grant makers, and corporate supporters. Regardless of job capacity, each AZPM employee is obligated to present a responsive, professional, and helpful business image to all. As a trusted media organization that provides impartial coverage on a variety of topics, all AZPM employees are required to support its Editorial Standards and Code of Ethics policies, both of which are available for review at www.azpm.org.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Please also see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.
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Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field (i.e. Digital Media, Broadcasting, Journalism, Communications) AND one year experience in writing, producing and reporting for radio or television; OR, five years experience in writing, producing and reporting for radio or television; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
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