Job Description:


As part of its collaboration with the Mountain West News Bureau [MWNB], a regional journalism collaboration, Nevada Public Radio is seeking an experienced and enterprising reporter to join our team as its Mountain West Regional Roving Reporter. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working with a remote/supervising editor and be able to develop sources in small towns, rural communities, reservations and public lands management agencies across the Mountain West. 

We’re looking for a sharp audio storyteller and multi-media journalist who understands the nuance of rural life in the West and is comfortable with frequent travel to off-the-grid locales. While the position will be based out of Nevada Public Radio in Las Vegas, Nevada, the reporter can live anywhere in the region.

Position responsibilities:

  • Pitches, develops, enterprises, reports, writes and produces daily spots, audio features, digital content, special projects and podcasts for the MWNB's member station partners under the supervision of the MWNB Managing Editor 
  • Appears on talk shows hosted by our member station partners
  • Collaborates with colleagues on special projects and series
  • Participates in on-air fundraising and other community related station events for Nevada Public Radio
  • Files content for NPR and other national and international outlets as needed

Essential skills, experience and attributes:

  • A minimum of three years of experience telling audio stories for local, regional and national public media audiences. 
  • Must have experience covering small towns, rural communities, reservations and public land management agencies across the region for NPR member stations. 
  • Three or more years experience working in a regional journalism collaborative is preferred.
Job Location: 
Las Vegas, NV
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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To Apply: Send a cover letter stating interest and source where you learned of the open position. Also include your resume and three professional and/or educational references.

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Nevada Public Radio

Attn: Human Resources

1289 S. Torrey Pines Dr.

Las Vegas, NV 89146

Fax: (702) 258-5646

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(702) 258-9895
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