Job Description:

Northern California Public Media (NorCal) is currently seeking a Radio News Director to lead its 3 ½ person news department as it increases its focus on covering daily news, moving us toward the goal of becoming a primary news source for Sonoma County’s 500,000 residents. Based in Sonoma County, CA, NorCal serves the San Francisco region. Comprised of two public television stations, KRCB and KPJK, and one public radio station, KRCB FM, NorCal offers PBS and NPR programming to the community.


The successful candidate will have a background that includes reporting, newscast producing and on-air newscasting/hosting. Previous supervisory experience preferred, but strong candidates stepping up to first management job will be considered. Solid editing skills and editorial judgement required, as is the organizational ability to anticipate and manage workflow, coordinate staff and free-lance reporters, and train and work with volunteers and interns.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • History of initiative reporting on a wide range of topics
  • Superior writing and communication skills
  • Efficient production capabilities
  • A good working knowledge of Sonoma County and the surrounding area preferred
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm for assisting with other projects as needed


Salary commensurate with experience. This is a Full-Time, Exempt position. Benefits offered—medical, dental, and 403B. Temporary remote work due to COVID-19.

How to apply:

Send your resume, cover letter, links to work samples, and salary requirements with the subject heading “Radio News Director - CPB.” 

For more information on NorCal visit us at


NorCal is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Rohnert Park, CA
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