Job Description:

The Opportunity

“Election 2020: Listening to America” is a unique project that will provide resources for public media journalists across the country to create innovative content based on community engagement. One of the key resources in high demand is editing power. The project’s Digital and Social Media Editor will be a force in helping to build the strongest journalism possible at local, regional and national levels.  The daily work will range from offering guidance, making assignments and line editing, to creating powerful digital presentations at the highest standards. This Editor will be the key connecting piece with the project’s six or more collaborative partners across the country.

This Editor will manage daily editorial production associated with the Election 2020 project, with a primary focus on digital and social media.

Election 2020: Listening to America is a new grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The 18-month, $1.9 million grant will support a new level of collaboration among public radio stations to cover the 2020 elections. The project is led by KCUR 89.3, the NPR affiliate in Kansas City, where the central team is located. KCUR’s Donna Vestal is the Managing Director of Election 2020.  KCUR is hiring six full-time staff to be a part of the central staff. For the right candidate, we are open to a remote workplace. This position is limited duration, 12-18 months.

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Kansas City, MO
United States
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Review of applications will begin on Thursday September 26 , 2019.  This position will remain open until filled.  KCUR is an editorially independent service of the University of Missouri - Kansas City.  Apply online:

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