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Job Description: 

Mississippi Public Broadcasting is looking for an energetic morning person to join our award-winning news team as host of Morning Edition. The host will deliver timely and relevant news, information, and weather to our statewide audience. This role also serves as host and associate producer of our half-hour daily radio show, Mississippi Edition. It requires the ability to host 2-ways and other program content.  The ideal candidate will have sound news judgment and ensure that all content meets MPB’s standards of accuracy and fairness.

This is a full-time position that is eligible for full benefits including excellent medical, dental and vision, ten paid holidays and a 401(a) retirement plan.  This position is classified as Non-State Service, Exempt. EOE M-F


*Write, edit, and anchor local newscasts during Morning Edition as well as program breaks

*Generate, pitch and research topics, interview guests and host Mississippi Edition 

*Strong on-air presence

*Host live events and handle breaking news stories including possible disasters and acts of nature

*Ability to operate audio control boards and knowledge of automation systems

*Pitch on-air during membership drives

The successful candidate will have strong writing and audio editing skills, and the ability to distribute content on social media and other digital platforms. 

Job Location: 
Jackson, MS
United States
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Full time
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Mail: Human Resources, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211

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(601) 432-6273
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