Spokane Public Radio is seeking an experienced journalist to serve as a reporter for local news and also share hosting duties for NPR’s All Things Considered. This person will work both collaboratively and independently with SPR’s award-winning news team to provide content for SPR’s local newscasts as well as provide context to national news. Additionally, this person will contribute to regional election coverage, digital audio and occasional video productions for web and broadcast, special programs, and SPR’s website. An ideal candidate would have a curious mind with an affinity towards the arts, a desire to connect with listeners, an understanding of SPR’s mission and journalistic ethics.
Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively
Knowledge of and adherence to journalistic ethics
Experience in producing and voicing audio for radio
Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related field or equivalent experience
Strong written and editorial skills are essential
Proficiency in digital software such as Adobe Audition, Hindenburg, or Final Cut
Strong organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines and work independently
Experience in broadcasting as an on-air host, operating audio equipment for automated and live broadcasts, digital editing capabilities in audio and/or video
Familiarity with Spokane Public Radio and public radio in general
Strong understanding of audience-focused engagement
Knowledge of digital platforms and social media best practices
This is a full-time position, medical and additional benefits offered.
SPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minority Applicants are encouraged to apply.
Please send cover letter, resume, and links to your written and audio work to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, July 30th.
No phone calls please.