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Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 10:15am to 7:00pm
Job Summary: The Senior Producer/Host holds significant control over the content and sound of the assigned programming, and is responsible for generating newscasts and feature reports for local broadcast on APR and national broadcast on National Public Radio.
Additional Department Summary: This position serves as the Senior Producer and Host of Alabama Public Radio's afternoon news/talk programming, currently consisting of All Things Considered, Marketplace, The World and Fresh Air, and plays a leadership role within Alabama Public Radio's News Department. The position assumes significant control over the content and sound of All Things Considered, the stations's daily afternoon news program which consistently serves the second largest listening audience in the APR program schedule. The position is responsible for generating newscasts and feature reports for local broadcast on National Public Radio.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and some experience in broadcast journalism or communications; OR High School Diploma and four (4) years of experience in broadcast journalism or communications.
Skills and Knowledge: Ability to operate relevant recording, editing, and studio equipment.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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