Mississippi Public Broadcasting is seeking a reporter to join our award-winning news team. This person is primarily responsible for daily newscast stories, NPR-style features/two-ways and producing news content for MPB’s digital platforms. The ideal candidate should be a self starter with strong news judgment who’s enterprising and capable of generating story ideas. The reporter may be asked to anchor newscasts and host programs.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting is statewide radio/television network and one of three partner stations of The Gulf States Newsroom. This exciting, new collaborative reporting project works to plan coverage, share resources and increase reporting power in the gulf region.
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Pitch story ideas, produce quick-turn newscast stories and long-form features
*Produce engaging digital stories and actively contribute to MPB’s social media channels.
*Willingness to travel across the state to report stories
*Serve as a back-up host on an as needed basis
*Willingness to work non-standard hours, including occasional weekends and holidays
*Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
*At least one year of reporting/producing experience
*Familiar with public radio news programming
This is a full-time position that’s eligible for full benefits including excellent medical, dental and vision, ten paid holidays and defined benefit retirement plan.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting is an eight-station statewide television and radio network. The network has been honored with four National Edward R. Murrow awards and several regional awards for excellence in broadcast journalism.
HOW TO APPLY:
- Applicants should submit resumes/credentials to firstname.lastname@example.org.