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Programming Assistant ‐ Television
The Community Idea Stations is seeking a Programming Assistant to support the Television Division. This is a full time position that reports directly to the Director of Television Programming.

This position supports the Television Programming Department by helping to produce and reconcile daily programming logs, update the Protrack database, prepare promotional tags and spreadsheets, and create and manage closed caption schedules.

The successful candidate will be a flexible team player with extensive knowledge of MS Office to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience using Protrack or a database is preferred. Candidates must be extremely accurate, detail oriented, and organized. Experience in media is preferred.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@ideastations.org or
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 April 20, 2018.


Legal Reporter ‐ Radio
The Community Idea Stations is seeking a Legal Reporter for our FM station 88.9 WCVE. This is a full time position with benefits and reports to the News Director.

This reporter will cover major cases in criminal, civil and constitutional courts. This position will be responsible for covering the Supreme Court of Virginia, the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina), U.S. Eastern District Court of Virginia, local district courts and local police departments. This position will also cover state criminal justice policy including the Virginia Crime Commission and the House and Senate Court’s of Justice Committees. This position will also participate in peer editing of other reporter’s work.

Candidates should be willing to work as needed during day and evening hours. This position may also host occasional news programs as needed. Weekend hours and overtime will be periodically required. During the Virginia General Assembly session, this position may require significant overtime.

The successful candidate will have court-reporting experience. Some law school is preferred. 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.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter with salary expectations, and work samples to hr@ideastations.org or
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 April 30, 2018.


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.