This is a unique role within WBUR News responsible for producing news for both broadcast and digital platforms. The Associate Producer will move between digital and WBUR's local programs, gathering, writing, editing, sharing, and seeing to the overall production of daily news. One day the producer will be writing and assembling newscasts for Morning Edition and editing host interviews on deadline. The next they will be editing reporter features, writing breaking news briefs, and curating WBUR's homepage. These are fast-paced and highly collaborative jobs with big stakes. You'll be working alongside exceedingly talented journalists who love what they do and find glory in the success of their coworkers. The role requires exceptional attention to detail, strong organizational skills, proven news judgment, high editorial standards, and a passion for public media. The schedule and responsibilities will fluctuate based on the needs of WBUR News departments.
Edit features and shorter news posts, process photos and video, and write breaking news stories.
Own the wbur.org homepage in a manner that reflects the needs of our audience and WBUR's daily editorial and station efforts. Monitoring and keep up with the news, curating international and national material for WBUR's digital platforms.
Produce and share content on digital platforms, including social media and newsletters.
Conceive of story ideas; conduct research, verify sources, write stories, proofread stories.
Generate and surface news stories for WBUR newscasts. Conduct desk based reporting for newscast stories, including interviewing newsmakers and conducting research.
Produce show segments: generate and pitch ideas, research, book guests, script and attend to all aspects of pre-, live and post-production of segments.
Bachelor's degree or relevant experience required
At least three years of related work experience required
This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 3180
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