Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE:

Serve as primary anchor of Morning Edition.  Blend Wyoming and national news into a cohesive and dynamic listener experience and a must-hear show.  Be a strong team member of an established and forward thinking media organization. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Host daily news magazine; engineer the board, produce Morning Edition local newscasts, edit and rewrite news content, produce 2-ways and occasional features, report and write spot news as needed. 
  • Host or co-host other station programs and events such as fund drives, live programs, weekly news magazine, as needed. 
  • Participate in meetings; interact with management and department heads in vision building, audience development, digital production, webcasting, and distribution.  

SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Edit and assign stories.
  • Provide coverage for air shifts in the absence of other broadcast personnel. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Experience: One year in a news organization. Some positions require valid driver's license.

Excellent written, oral, and verbal communication skills.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Three years’ experience in live hosting on public radio.  
  • NPR caliber writing, reporting, and editing skills.
  • Understanding and practice of high journalistic integrity and standards.
  • Multi-media skills. 
  • Familiarity with Core Publisher.
  • Fluency in social media.
  • Experience in podcasting.
  • Familiarity with NPR Code of Ethics as it applies to broadcast positions.
Organization: 
Job Location: 
Laramie, WY
United States
Job Category: 
Reporting
Deadline: 
Job Type: 
Full time
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REQUIRED MATERIALS: 

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references. Provide at least three work samples that match the requirements of this position in MP3 format to btwo@uwyo.edu.

  

HIRING STATEMENT: 

UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.  

Wyoming Public Media is a statewide network with four radio channels, and one online service at wyomingpublicmedia.org.  The award-winning network has nine full-time reporters including one Report for America reporter, a Nieman Fellow, a natural resources/energy reporter, as well as a reporter who is part of the Mountain West Bureau RJC.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu 

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