Job Description:

Who we are:

It's an exciting time to join Marketplace. We are an industry leader in telling meaningful and creative stories on the radio with over 14 million weekly listeners, radio listeners, and several million more on podcasts, video, and digital platforms.

Marketplace's mission is to raise the economic intelligence of the country through the unorthodox story, the casual conversation and the unexpected angle on the news. We connect the dots for audiences everywhere so they can understand the economic forces big and small that shape their lives.

Position Summary:

The New York bureau of Marketplace has an excellent 3 month temporary opportunity for those who have an active interest in business journalism. This position will be compensated on an hourly basis.

This job posting has an application deadline of October 11, 2019 (10PM PST)


  • Learn and perform a variety of production, research, and editorial tasks, including cutting tape.
  • Assist reporters in developing Web and social media content to accompany and complement their on-air stories.
  • Assist reporters in their reporting by doing pre-reporting research and other tasks as assigned.
  • Conduct 'person on the street' interviews.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Partial subsidy for onsite parking or public transportation.
  • Eligible to accrue sick time off.
  • Eligible for health insurance as required under the ACA.


  • Professional development: on-the-job training, intercultural development assessment, formal performance review feedback sessions, etc.
  • Mentoring opportunities.

Required Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in journalism or a related field.  A demonstrated interest in journalism (i.e. produced work for publication, worked at school newspaper/radio, etc.)
  • Must have the ability to write clearly and accurately under strict deadlines and work independently.
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office products with the ability to learn new software programs.
  • Self-starter with an appetite for learning audio skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coursework or experience in journalism.

Reporting to this position: none

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Physical Demands:
    • Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
    • Required to move about in the community
    • Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.  
  • Working Conditions:
  • Moderate noise level
  • Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Job Location: 
New York, NY
United States
Job Category: 
Friday, October 11, 2019
Job Type: 
Full time
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For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.