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Company: Colorado Public Radio
Seeking Experienced Arts Reporter
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
November 19, 2013
Job ID: 1535840


Colorado Public Radio in Denver is seeking an experienced journalist for an exciting opportunity with its new Arts Bureau creating broadcast and digital content as an Arts Reporter. This position covers all aspects of the CPR arts and culture community, focusing on major stories around Colorado arts organizations, artists, and cultural concepts. Work includes producing in-depth feature stories, blog posts, social media feeds, and live events about culture-related events, trends, issues, and ideas to give people a deep understanding of the broad range of arts news, focused primarily on the Denver metro area and important and unique arts activities around the state.  The Arts Reporter researches, writes, reports, edits, and voices a wide variety of stories and series for broadcast on all three of CPR’s programming services as well as re-purposing existing content for the online arts hub; collaborates with the arts editor and news department on optimal placement of material, i.e. weekly arts show, news magazines, newscasts, and Colorado Matters; helps produce live forums on beat issues, and works as needed with regional partners and other resources to develop content in the subject area; consults with arts contributors and cultivates sources broadly in the arts community for story ideas and contacts; and participates in all assigned fund-raising and outreach activities, on air and off.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years working in journalism, including substantial arts experience; solid journalism credentials and impeccable ethical standards; the ability to tell stories and communicate information across a variety of media including radio, written word, video, photo, and social media; proven editorial skills, including writing and editing for broadcast and online; the ability to work accurately and gracefully under pressure. The Arts Reporter is a clear communicator who listens respectfully to others and can work effectively in a collaborative environment. For additional responsibilities, competencies, and requirements, please visit

Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to, with Arts Reporter in the subject line. 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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