Manage operations of the WKMS news department on air and online. Produce and host programs. Produces in-depth feature news. Provide editorial leadership. Plans and supervises production of WKMS news product. Trains WKMS student news interns.
Manage news flow to air in coordination with all appropriate personnel, including all emergency coverage, including weather, natural disasters and other.
Coordinate management and editorial issues with Program Director and Station Manager as necessary.
Create, perform, and engineer local breaks within NPR news magazines; produce automation breaks.
Produce public radio style regional news programs, feature reports, and readers that meet the quality, ethical and editorial standards of national and international news programming.
Supervise management of regional news on wkms.org and social media.
Submit and supervise downloading and scheduling news from the Kentucky Public Radio news exchange.
Assist in on-air fundraising and station-wide activities as needed.
Produce other audio as required including promos/editing volunteer productions, etc.
Minimum Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in any field
Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Two years journalism experience required
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Along with the application, the following items must be included:
Letter of application
Links to relevant reporting work
For best consideration, please submit a completed application along with all required materials by December 9, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 8935
About Murray State University
Murray State University, located in far western Kentucky, serves as a nationally recognized residential comprehensive university, with a strong extended campus and online presence, offering high-quality associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctorate degrees.