Job Description:

KUER is looking for an ambitious reporter to join a team of curious and compassionate journalists. Utah is the youngest state in the nation and home to more than 1,000 public K-12 schools and over 30 colleges and universities. Meanwhile, education is at the center of the state and the nation’s culture and political debates. This reporter is responsible for covering education and other topics as assigned. They will produce enterprising and compelling daily stories and long-form features across radio, web and other digital platforms.

Qualifications:

  • Sound news judgment and knowledge of journalistic best practices
  • A portfolio demonstrating strong interviewing, broadcast and digital writing, fact-checking and audio production skills
  • An understanding of public radio, radio broadcasting and AP Style
  • Ability to explain complex policy concepts and political processes to KUER’s audience in a conversational, accessible way
  • Excellent communicator, team player and problem solver with demonstrated human relations skills
  • The ability to be proactive in finding and reporting innovative stories
  • Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining high quality journalism
  • A passion for creative storytelling that serves distinctive communities, including a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion to align with station goals and culture
  • Willingness to learn, grow and innovate
  • Comfort with digital photography and social media
Organization: 
Job Location: 
Salt Lake City, UT
United States
Job Category: 
Reporting
Job Type: 
Full time
Hours Per Week: 
40.00
Send Application Materials To: 

Apply online through the University of Utah at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/134830

Minimum Salary: 
$47,000.00
Maximum Salary: 
$51,000.00
Phone: 
(801) 581-7781