Job Description:

Analyst, Business Development, PBS NewsHour

Full-time, Regular

Reports to: Senior Vice President and General Manager



In this new position, you’ll directly support PBS NewsHour with fundraising, marketing, and operational strategies. You’ll perform market research, design sales strategies, and produce marketing collateral including written communications, video reels and presentations/decks to best position us with funder goals and objectives. This position is unique in that you’ll work across all fundraising sectors to assist in breaking through with prospects or follow-ups.



You’ll get to know your team and the wider organization (PBS NewsHour and WETA), and how each group functions independently as well as part of the whole. You’ll learn our editorial structure by watching the nightly broadcast, attending editorial meetings, and working with producers and senior staff.



You are materially aiding efforts to increase revenues, realize operational efficiencies, and grow overall reach of NewsHour brand.



  • Demonstrated knowledge of national foundation and federal government, corporate philanthropy and family foundation fundraising.
  • Knowledge of the current media landscape, news, and editorial process.
  • Excellent research, organizational, project planning, presentation and time management skills with careful attention to detail and an ability to self-edit.
  • Familiarity with AP style and adaptability to write in PBS NewsHour brand style.
  • College degree (Master’s preferred); minimum 4 years of progressively responsible experience in national foundation and federal government grant writing; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Generous 403(B) employer match
  • Holiday and paid leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement



With roots in public service journalism beginning in 1973, the PBS NewsHour today is on a mission to bring balanced, in-depth news coverage to all. Innovative and fast-paced, life at the NewsHour is focused on collaboration, trust, and above all, enterprising important, considered news. NewsHour is unique in that the team is small and tight-knit, and must accomplish what no other daily news organization does: be the gold-standard of reporting for a nightly, hour-long broadcast, and to crucial digital platforms.

You’ll enjoy working at the NewsHour if you enjoy contributing to meaningful reporting, working on small teams in which your ideas are not just valued but vital, and pushing yourself to grow your skills every day.

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We know there are great candidates who may have skills we haven’t thought about.   If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We also encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans and people with disabilities. 

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Job Location: 
Washington , DC
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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