Job Description:

WBFO – Reporter

Buffalo, NY, United States

Buffalo Toronto Public Media is a leading bi-national public broadcasting station consisting of three television and three radio stations.  Programs and outreach explore and address interests relevant to the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities. 

WBFO-FM 88.7 

As an award winning NPR station in Western New York, we pride ourselves on objective and in-depth news coverage emphasizing public policy and underserved communities.  WBFO has a tradition of journalism excellence that includes being recognized as the NYS Associated Press’s outstanding news organization for the last seven years.

 

We are seeking a Reporter who will compile, write, produce and deliver news stories, interviews, and features on the radio and a variety of other online formats. Our reporters contribute to collaborative news-gathering activities, including the development of long-range series and enterprise stories.  The reporter will curate a WBFO news desk, leading our coverage of that topic and becoming a beat reporter for that subject matter. The reporter will also serve as a fill-in anchor and help with on air membership drives.

We are looking for individuals who:

  • Have a passion for public radio, and a commitment to report on underserved communities.
  • Demonstrate objective and compelling writing, interviewing, and strong on-air delivery.
  • Can adapt to thrive in an ever changing environment
     

What you need to succeed:

  • 2+ years’ experience as a reporter, public radio experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and report complex stories and issues with outstanding skills in writing and editing.
  • High journalistic standards including objectivity, balance and fairness.

 

Buffalo Toronto Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion.  

Job Location: 
Buffalo, NY
United States
Job Category: 
Reporting
Deadline: 
Job Type: 
Full time
Send Application Materials To: 

Please email resume to:

hr@wned.org OR mail to:

Buffalo Toronto Public Media

PO Box 1263

Buffalo, NY 14240-1263

Email: 
Phone: 
(716) 845-7000