Job Description:
Under the direction of the Operations Director, the Digital Content & Podcast Producer / Operations Coordinator is responsible for producing, curating and updating content at the KCLU.ORG website and associated social media platforms. The incumbent also creates and produces podcasts. Serves as a backup to the Operations Director.

Creates, produces and edits online digital content on a daily basis for KCLU.ORG E

Creates, produces and edits podcasts. E

Creates, produces and edits content on a daily basis for KCLU social media platforms. E

Provides digital content support to station colleagues as needed. E

Provides digital content and broadcast support during nighttime, holiday and weekend news emergencies. E

Serves as liaison with key content and technical partners, i.e., NPR Digital Services, Public Media Apps and institutional Information Technology Services (ITS) department. E

Trains new staff in use of KCLU.ORG Content Management System (i.e., NPR Grove). E

Provides backup coverage for daily station operations including creation of daily program log in station traffic software, updating interstitial content in Enco automation and audio storage system, producing underwriting spots, updating PRSS Content Depot as needed, producing daily program promos. E

Participates in and supports on-air fundraising. E

May serve as a fill-in host and newscaster in NPR News magazine programs.

E= Essential Duties


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Since it signed on in 1994, KCLU has grown from a single signal with few thousand listeners  to a five-station regional network that reaches more than 120,000 listeners every week*.  For most of the past four years, it has been the top-rated station among Persons 12+ in its home markets which are immediately to the northwest of Los Angeles. 

Committed to providing Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties with round-the-clock news from NPR, the BBC and local, in-depth reporting, KCLU is one of the most awarded local radio and digital newsrooms in the U-S, recognized with over 300 peer awards from regional and national professional organizations including the Southern California Radio and Television News Association, the Associated Press Television Radio Association, the Los Angeles Press Club, the Radio Television Digital News Association and the Society of Professional Journalists.  

KCLU's studios are located on the main Ventura County campus of California Lutheran University in bucolic Thousand Oaks, CA.  It operates from a state-of-the-art facility and is committed to providing employees with training and professional development opportunities.


*Persons 12+ estimate from Nielsen Audio - Radio Research Consortium, copyright 2020, 2021.

Job Location: 
Thousand Oaks, CA
United States
Job Category: 
Sunday, May 9, 2021
Job Type: 
Full time
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