Job Description:

Michigan Radio, the public radio station of the University of Michigan, is seeking an experienced producer for Michigan Radio’s news and interview show Stateside. We are searching for a professional producer who can handle a variety of duties in a fast-paced atmosphere.

The job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Generating ideas and meeting with other production staff to develop program segments
  • Developing long-term coverage ideas for the show, including series
  • Researching interview topics and ideas and prepping host for in-depth interviews
  • Pre-interviewing and scheduling guests for interviews
  • Recording and editing interviews and other audio for broadcast
  • Directing live broadcast of program
  • Assisting in copywriting, promotion and outreach for program
  • Writing and editing copy for on-air, website and promotional use
  • Working with other producers and interns to respond to listener requests and questions
  • Creating content for web and other on-air programs
  • Working with other producers on live shows and events
  • Other duties as assigned

The candidate must be a self-motivated, organized producer with experience in broadcast production.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field or equivalent of experience and knowledge; at least 3 years of experience producing a daily program; outstanding radio production skills are required; complete proficiency with digital audio editing is required; ability to craft a focused segment a necessity; ability to produce high-quality work on deadline and handle several projects at once; proficiency operating broadcast consoles; strong editorial judgment; and ability to work with a variety of personality types in a team environment; must be able to demonstrate experience directing a live program.  Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of public radio’s core values.

Familiarity with Audition, Content Depot, Newsboss, and Enco a plus.

Job Location: 
Ann Arbor, MI
United States
Job Category: 
Friday, January 11, 2019
Job Type: 
Full time
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How To Apply:  Apply online at Go to and click on Keyword.  Enter the following Job# 167005.  Follow online application instructions. 

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 

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