WFSU FM Reporter/Producer

WFSU Public Media, Tallahassee, Florida

Date PostedDecember 26, 2017
IndustryRadio Jobs
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time



WFSU Public Media is PBS, and NPR for Northern Florida and Southern Georgia. WFSU is located in Tallahassee, Florida and is a joint licensee (TV & Radio) of Florida State University. 




  • This position is responsible for the production of daily news and public affairs stories/features for broadcast. May be required to host local programs on occasion, with a focus on local government and events.
  • Research, write report and produce news stories for WFSU-FM programs for local and statewide distribution. Generate ideas and produce coverage emphasis on local news. Adheres to newsroom policy of accuracy, fairness, balance and high production standards. 
  • Keeps current on issues of importance and interest to listeners. 
  • May be asked to work with WFSU news interns to provide production and reporting assistance as necessary. 
  • Provide support for special events coverage as assigned by the WFSU FM News Director, produce special elements for these productions as assigned. 
  • Responsible for editing, posting and formatting stories for


  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of at least two years of reporting experience; or a high school diploma/equivalency and six year of experience. (Note: or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.)
  • Experience with the ethics, rules, and procedures of journalism. 
  • Experience operating a variety of radio production and remote location equipment. 
  • Experience writing and producing news/feature/public affairs segments for broadcast. 
  • Experience editing and/or proofreading information in various formats. 
  • Knowledge of the standards, principles, trends and practices of radio production. 
  • Knowledge of current media technology and trends. 
  • Adhere to newsroom policy of accuracy, fairness, balance and high production standards. 
  • Adhere to WFSU and FCC standards and policies. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. 
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously. 
  • A valid Florida or Georgia Driver's license or the ability to obtain prior to hire.

*Resume, Cover Letter & 3 Work Samples are required to be submitted with the FSU employment application. The work samples provided can be any type: written, audio, video or a combination. Please upload your work samples as one file using a Word or PDF document with direct links to your three samples.


Anticipated Salary Range


High 30's - low 40’s. Commensurate with experience & qualifications.


Pay Plan


This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.


Soft Money Funded Position


This is a soft money funded position, with renewal based on available funds and the needs of the University.


Criminal Background Check


This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.


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Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.


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