Job Description:

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.

Required qualifications:

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

Desired qualifications:

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.

Job Location: 
Spokane, WA
United States
Job Category: 
Friday, July 30, 2021
Job Type: 
Full time
Send Application Materials To: 

Please send cover letter, resume, and links to your written and audio work to by Friday, July 30th.

No phone calls please.

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