Career Opportunities

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WMUK seeks two experienced journalists to cover local government and education, and local arts and culture:
 
News Producer-Announcer: Education and Local Government (Job Posting #0602419)
 
Starting salary: $30,058 a year, plus generous university benefits.
 
Major Duties:
 
1. Writes, edits, produces, and announces programs of local interest with special emphasis on education and local government. Discusses and prepares program content with the News Director and in cooperation with other staff members.
 
2. Participates in coverage of areas other than education and local government as directed by the News Director.
 
3. Participates in station fundraising operations through on-air campaigns.
 
4. Listens to audio recordings to ensure that programs meet station standards. Writes scripts and other news material and edits them to meet station standards. Operates computers and audio recording and editing equipment and software as well as control room equipment.
 
5. May host daily, weekly, or monthly news programs on-air and conducts long-form interviews.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
 
1. Bachelor's degree.
 
2. One year or more of experience in reporting, writing, editing, and producing news content for radio or other audio media, preferably in public radio.
 
3. One year or more of professional experience with reporting on education and local government.
 
4. Advanced familiarity with audio recording equipment and software as well as multi-media platforms.
 
5. Must have own transportation; must have ability to report on location, including outdoor assignments.
 
 
News Producer-Announcer: Arts and Culture (Job Posting #0602420)
 
Starting salary: $30,058 a year, plus generous university benefits.
 
Major Duties:
 
1. Writes, edits, produces, and announces programs of local interest with special emphasis on local arts and culture. Discusses and prepares program content with the News Director and in cooperation with other staff members.
 
2. Participates in coverage of areas other than arts and culture as directed by the News Director.
 
3. Participates in station fundraising operations through on-air campaigns.
 
4. Listens to audio recordings to ensure that programs meet station standards. Writes scripts and other news material and edits them to meet station standards. Operates computers and audio recording and editing equipment and software as well as control room equipment.
 
5. May host daily, weekly, or monthly news programs on-air and conducts long-form interviews.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
 
1. Bachelor's degree.
 
2. One year or more of experience in reporting, writing, editing, and producing news content for radio or other audio media, preferably in public radio.
 
3. One year or more of professional experience with reporting on arts and culture.
 
4. Advanced familiarity with audio recording equipment and software as well as multi-media platforms.
 
5. Must have own transportation; must have ability to report on location, including outdoor assignments.
 
 
For further details of these positions and application instructions, go to the "Careers at WMU" section of WMU's Web page. We cannot accept or consider applications and other material sent directly to the station.
 
Application deadline for both positions is October 25, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.
 
WMU is an AA/EO Employer.