Job Description:

As the Local host for Weekend Edition for Northwest Public Broadcasting (NWPB), you will serve as a fill-in host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered as assigned. You will also voice radio, television, and digital programs including live local announcements during news programming, newscasts, and music programs. Additionally, you will be responsible for producing live and pre-recorded elements, such as underwriting announcements and station promotional and fundraising spots as assigned. You will be responsible for producing station content as assigned for broadcast and digital platforms including writing stories, web postings, audio editing and reporting. You will also need to travel to conduct interviews and meet with individuals visiting local communities to produce content/stories.

Required Qualifications:

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree AND one (1) year full-time professional radio broadcast experience in one of the following areas: gathering, writing, editing and producing materials for radio; classical music announcing; or hosting NPR network programming.

  • Experience in radio on-air broadcasting may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for education and professional radio experience.

  • Experience with live board operation.

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver’s license.


Monthly Salary:
$3,750.85 to $4,985.89

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range. For additional information, please review WSU’s Administrative Professional Compensation


WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For additional information, please review the detailed Summary of Benefits offered by WSU for AP staff and Total Compensation.


WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

Job Location: 
Pullman, WA
United States
Job Category: 
Sunday, March 3, 2024
Job Type: 
Full time
Send Application Materials To: 

Application Instructions:

Applicants must upload the following required documents to their online application.

Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

Please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application.

Minimum Salary: 
Maximum Salary: