Jefferson Public Radio (JPR) is a network of 23 public radio stations and 36 translators serving a 60,000 square-mile area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. JPR is licensed to and operated by Southern Oregon University (SOU), whose main campus is located in Ashland, Oregon. JPR operates from a newly built state-of-the-art broadcast center on the SOU Ashland campus and also operates a satellite studio facility in the Cascade Theatre in Redding, California. JPR provides three fully separate, full-time program services and is an NPR member station. Learn more about JPR’s history and public service mission at ijpr.org.
JPR seeks a News Director (ND) to lead and manage JPR news content across broadcast and digital platforms. The ND reports to the Executive Director, serves on the senior management team and works with station leadership and staff to support the station mission. The ND manages day-to-day news coverage and collaborates with the Executive Director to develop and implement JPR’s news strategy. The ND supervises all news department staff.
The ND helps establish and maintain ethical, editorial, artistic and technical standards for broadcast news programs. The ND assists with news programming decisions and news operations. The ND, as JPR’s top news authority, is responsible for the journalistic quality and integrity of all station news activities and platforms.
For complete position details and to apply https://jobs.sou.edu/postings/9256