Statewide News Editor & Producer

Alaska Public Media, Anchorage, Alaska

Date PostedSeptember 08, 2017
IndustriesRadio Jobs, Nonprofit
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$50,000 to $55,000
Websitehttp://www.alaskapublic.org
Description:

~~Alaska Public Media (AKPM) seeks a Statewide News Editor & Producer. Serving under general supervision of the Director of News & Public Affairs, the Statewide News Editor & Producer will be responsible for gathering top stories from across the state driving day-to-day reporting on all AKPM distribution platforms: radio, television, web, and social media. Specific Alaska Public Media broadcast programs include Alaska Morning News, Alaska Economic Report, Alaska News Nightly, and Talk of Alaska. Back up hosting of programs will occur as needed. Television content includes public affairs, community forums, and debates. AKPM continues to develop, transform, and grow web and social media content.

This position requires a working knowledge of the important issues facing Alaska, including emerging trends in economic, political, and cultural aspects of life in the state. A primary function will be editing stories from a statewide mix of reporters. In consultation with the Director of News & Public Affairs, this position will continue building collaborations with public broadcasting stations while assisting with research and fact checking for content accuracy in radio, television, and online copy on a daily basis. AKPM is the source for NPR radio and PBS television for South Central Alaska and stewards a statewide news service.

Duties and Responsibilities

In addition to the above functions, the Statewide News Editor & Producer will:
? Professionally represent AKPM in partnership with the Director of News & Public Affairs when collaborating with network member stations.
? Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
? Commitment to mission, vision, and values of Alaska Public Media.
? Bachelor’s degree in journalism or commensurate experience.
? Broad understanding of non-profit public media news gathering and content production on radio, television, web, and social media platforms.
? Five to seven years’ broadcast journalism to include radio and/or television editing experience.
? Strong written and oral skills.

Desired Qualifications
? Prior public radio and/or public television journalism, public affairs, production, and editing experience.
? Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism.
? Five years’ experience.


See our website www.alaskapublic.org for full job description

To apply, send cover letter and resume, in Word or pdf format only, to hr@alaskapublic.org .

Demo of work product helpful but not required.

Alaska Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary commensurate with experience.

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