Radio: Local Government/Education/General Assignment Reporter (Late/Swing Shift)
The Community Idea Stations is seeking a General Assignment Reporter for our FM station 88.9 WCVE. This is a full time position with benefits and reports to the News Director.
This position will be responsible for covering local City Council, School Board, and Board of Supervisors meetings and other topics as assigned. The default shift would primarily be afternoon to late evening but may frequently involve some daytime hours. This position may also host occasional news programs as needed.
Successful candidates will have experience in multimedia journalism with an emphasis on reporting and audio production. Candidates should be proficient in Adobe Audition and have web and social media‐based editing and production skills. Two to three years of experience as an on‐air reporter is required and public radio experience is strongly preferred. Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to travel.
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter with salary expectations, and work samples to:
Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation, Attn: Human Resources
23 Sesame Street, Richmond, VA 23235
Submissions without this information will not be considered.
Deadline to apply is September 15, 2017
The Community Idea Stations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (EOE)
The Community Idea Stations use the power of media to educate, entertain and inspire. We are the largest locally owned and operated media company in the region, each week reaching more than 300,000 people throughout central Virginia of every age, demographic and economic circumstance through our TV and radio programs.
The Community Idea Stations include 88.9 WCVE Public Radio, WCVE PBS, WHTJ PBS, WCVW PBS, WCVE Create, and MHz Worldview. For more information about the Community Idea Stations, visit our website at ideastations.org; or follow us on Facebook (WCVE) or twitter (@wcve).
Our many employee benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) savings plan with match, and tuition reimbursement. We offer a generous amount of paid time off and holidays, flexible work arrangements, and a fun, casual atmosphere.
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