WDET is looking for an experienced radio producer/reporter to strengthen our ability to keep listeners informed of news that matters to the Detroit region. Our ideal candidate understands the issues and conversations concerning southeast Michigan, with consideration of local, statewide, and national stories. This is a full time position.
The successful candidate pays close attention to current events and is able to book engaging on-air conversations on tight, daily deadlines. Candidate must possess strong journalistic and radio producing skills — which include creating daily rundowns, providing show hosts with clear synopses, crafting strong interview questions, and writing web posts in AP-style. Other responsibilities include conducting interviews, editing audio segments, and collaborating with editorial staff. Producing social media posts that engage listeners is also a routine part of this position.
The producer will be part of the Detroit Today team, reporting directly to the Program Director and working alongside co-producers and the show host. Detroit Today is a one-hour, weekday program that explores issues and policies that impact the residents of Southeast Michigan. The format gives callers access to interact with experts, elected officials and advocates and highlights the real life experiences of residents. It airs on Detroit’s Public Radio Station, WDET.
Interested candidates should apply at jobs.wayne.edu to job # 044273 (producer/writer WDET)
All applicants must apply online at jobs.wayne.edu posting #044273.