WOSU Public Media and 89-7 NPR News seeks an enterprising multi- media journalist who can report for radio.
The successful candidate will generate meaningful story ideas, perform research, conduct interviews and produce news stories for radio, the web, podcasts and other digital channels that meet deadlines and WOSU News editorial guidelines for accuracy, fairness and balance. The candidate actively will engage audiences through social media channels.
The candidate will also serve as a back-up local host of NPR news magazines, engaging and informing WOSU's audience; integrating local, regional and NPR content for a unique Columbus sound and service; producing and voicing newscasts and local segments of NPR news magazines to meet time, quality, accuracy, editorial and performance standards.
The candidate will participate in fundraising and promotional activities, on-air and in the community; represent WOSU to the industry and community; report local news from WOSU for national programming as appropriate; participate in meetings and in editing and coaching sessions; and perform other duties as assigned.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Candidates must submit an audio file in addition to their application. Files or links may be emailed to Mary Alice Akins at email@example.com.
This position has been reposted.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or communication or an equivalent combination of education and experience; demonstrable writing skills for radio and digital platforms, professional quality voice and engaging on-air air presence; proficiency in following software: Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word; digital audio editing; Photoshop or other image editing; valid driver's license.
Knowledge of Central Ohio; two years of experience in broadcast hosting and reporting; public media experience.
Target Salary: $20.67 - $21.63 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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