Job Description:

The Opportunity

KCUR 89.3 is seeking a creative journalist to help set the conversational agenda for the Kansas City metro area in a unique daily talk/magazine show. This full-time associate producer will have their finger on the pulse of local and national culture and news, develop timely and engaging show ideas, find compelling voices in our communities beyond prominent newsmakers and experts, and create digital and social content to expand the reach of the broadcast.

The Show and Station

Central Standard is a weekday morning show covering arts and ideas. Hosted by Gina Kaufmann, the show is built around live conversations, occasionally including callers, and enhanced by produced elements and creative feature reporting. Conversations on Central Standard take an unexpected angle on the news of the day, and tap into fresh new themes related to life in the Kansas City region.  KCUR 89.3 is a dynamic and rapidly-expanding news organization with a committed following in a city that’s fun, tech-savvy, culturally-rich yet affordable.

KCUR 89.3 is the NPR affiliate in Kansas City and is an editorially-independent community service of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.  See www.kcur.org/jobs for the complete job description and information about KCUR and Kansas City.   

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Job Location: 
Kansas City, MO
United States
Job Category: 
Production/Programming
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Job Type: 
Full time
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Review of applications will begin on July 8, 2019.  This position will remain open until filled.  Apply online: www.umkc.edu/jobs

Minimum Salary: 
$35,193
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