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Company: Colorado Public Radio
Producer / Reporter for Colorado Public Radio's Colorado Matters
United States
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 26, 2013
Job ID: 1478724


The CPR Producer/Reporter produces interviews for Colorado Matters (our daily news interview program focusing on Colorado’s people, issues and ideas), and generates field reports that usually serve as set-up pieces for Colorado Matters interviews. Also occasionally covers breaking news for the news magazines and newscasts and supplies material for the web. Finds guests, and covers primary content areas: Government, Environment, Education, Business and the Economy, Science and Technology, and Arts and Culture. This position identifies trends, developing stories and best guests, writes a script for the host and edits audio for air. Occasionally reports features or uses field tape in production of the interview or provides tape or wraps for newscasts. May occasionally fill in for host. Coordinates website and social media content with Senior Producer and web producers, including audio, story summaries, and extended interviews, and writes and produces content for the web. Works with Public Insight Editor to utilize the Public Insight Network to develop stories, find sources and potential guests for Colorado Matters and produce reports. Participates in all assigned fundraising and outreach activities, on air and off. Other duties as assigned. Please visit our website a (click on Employment) for complete details.

Requires minimum of 3-5 years journalism experience: public radio experience ideal. High-level writing and editing skills, demonstrated ability to identify key developments and distill complex matters. Able to work collaboratively, meet deadlines, juggle multiple tasks and multiple deadlines. Position based in Denver, and requires working non-standard hours from time to time and some travel. 
Please send cover letter, resume, three professional references, and audio clips demonstrating a range of reporting, from deadline to in-depth features or enterprise work, and examples of on-air fundraising if applicable, to, with Producer/Reporter in the subject line. Application deadline is April 20, 2013. Competitive salary and benefits. No phone calls or drop-ins please. Colorado Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer and encourages workplace diversity.

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