Job Description:

Houston has no shortage of breaking news and big stories and that is reflected in our newscasts and feature segments during NPR. We are looking for an enterprising journalist who loves anchoring, loves live radio, and who will lead and innovate. We also want an anchor who knows the value of building up an audience through effective use of social media and engagement. We are looking for a good fit with NPR's sound and sensibilities; delivery that is credible and serious but conversational. Likewise, we want a serious journalist with an established record of award-winning reporting. You will anchor newscasts and introduce our feature segments, working on-air with the host and off-air with a senior producer. Through collaboration with our news team, you will produce topical, relevant, and intriguing content in a variety of forms (two-ways with newsmakers and reporters, your own radio feature stories, and web buildouts). You will be a mentor and coach for our substitute anchors. The work will be challenging but rewarding. The Houston region provides chances to report some of the nation's biggest stories, not only locally but for our statewide and national broadcast partners as well. You may also be included in special reporting projects. We look forward to hearing about your interest in joining us. 

Preferred on-air experience. Knowledge of public media broadcasting is a plus. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. 

Experience in anchoring live newscasts for radio or television a plus. 

Previous experience editing the work of others a plus.  

Will consider experience in lieu of education. 

Prefer a minimum of five (5) years of job-related experience. 

  • Attach links or samples of your work" and "Required Attachments by Candidate" 1) Links to your audition tape 2) cover letter 3) references 4) resume, writing and audio samples, including at least one newscast. 

Salary: 5,135.00 - 6,674.00

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Houston, TX
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