WPR seeks a Daily News Editor to take primary responsibility for shaping WPR’s newscast content to help us achieve those goals. This person will approve pitches, assign stories, prioritize reporters’ work and edit daily stories with the goal of ensuring that WPR delivers newscasts that keep the audience abreast of the most significant news of the day, provide unique and insightful information and represent Wisconsin's diverse communities. The editor will be part of a team of editors and managers who set the course for the department’s coverage and strategic goals. The location for this position is flexible, and could be based in any of our seven regional studios around the state. Requires five years full-time experience in journalism, experience leading teams, excellent writing skills, and more.
For full position description and application instructions, visit https://www.wpr.org/daily-news-editor.
Apply online at https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu by October 1, 2021. The job number is 239662. The following must be received for your application to be complete:
- A cover letter describing how your experience relates to the job duties and minimum and desirable qualifications;
- Samples of the broadcast scripts and/or web articles produced for three daily news stories;
- At least three professional references with titles, emails, and phone numbers (include at least one supervisory reference). References will not be contacted without your knowledge.