Job Description:

KUER is seeking a curious and vibrant morning person to assist with the weekday production of local and live program materials for NPR’s Morning Edition. The job requires a passion for news, a collaborative spirit and strong attention to detail and accuracy. The production assistant will perform a wide range of functions including, but not limited to, assisting the host by identifying stories, writing news copy, producing audio and helping produce two-way interviews.


  • Demonstrated analytical, oral and written communication skills required, including writing for broadcast
  • Detail-oriented with an eye to high standards of accuracy
  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
  • Must have solid news judgment and commitment to journalistic ethics
  • Excellent communicator, team player and problem solver
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills with familiarity with linear audio editing software, ideally Adobe Audition
  • Knowledge of public radio programming preferred


Job Location: 
Salt Lake City, UT
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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(801) 581-7781