Make an impact on the community. Work with a team of smart, collaborative colleagues.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a mission-minded and innovative producer.
WFAE, an award-winning public radio station serving the Charlotte region for 40 years, seeks an Producer to join our Charlotte Talks team. The Producer will be responsible for creating high-quality content for the daily one-hour talk show, Charlotte Talks, including covering breaking news, related live events and special broadcasts. The successful candidate will have a passion for local news, and for seeking diverse voices and perspectives to bring insight into the issues and concerns impacting the Charlotte region.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Producing shows for Charlotte Talks
- Helping prepare for program’s daily on-air broadcast
- Generating ideas for the program, researching segments, selecting guests, planning interviews
- Planning shows on breaking news stories
- Gathering or soliciting news sound, field recordings and music to enhance the show
- Working in coordination with reporters and editors on breaking news coverage
- Knowing and understanding operation of studio control board, phone screening software and editing software
- Using social media to promote shows, engage with listeners and guests, and to follow stories for use on Charlotte Talks
- Assisting with video streaming of the show and related events
- Additional duties may be assigned
- Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience
- 3+ years of public radio or related experience
- Knowledge of journalistic principles, ethics and standards
- In-depth knowledge of state, regional, national and international issues
- Excellent organizational, communications (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and also independently
- Ability to work under strict deadline conditions
This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a dynamic team with a respected and well-loved media organization. An attractive and competitive compensation package can be structured to meet the needs of the successful candidate.
Interested candidates may apply here.