Audio Broadcast Journalist

Public News Service, Phoenix, Arizona

Date PostedFebruary 13, 2018
IndustryRadio Jobs
Job StatusPart-time
Salary25,000
Websitehttp://www.publicnewsservice.org
Description:

Audio Broadcast Journalist for 100s of Media Outlets: Southwest Region Available.

Report on Critical Issues in your region: Reaching over 40 million people per week through 1,000s of other media outlets, the Public News Service has work for an experienced news reporter who has deep local knowledge as well as the important issues of the day.

Currently, we need applicants with extensive spot news writing, on-air reporting and skilled digital sound editing. Our successful producers have a minimum of five years of broadcast news writing/voicing/digital recording & editing experience. Please save yourself from the application process if you do not have excellent digital sound editing skills. Special focus on public interest issues; competitive pay and benefits; some night & weekend work may be required; preference given to reporters who already have a home recording studio.

Candidates Need:

  • 3-5 years of experience working in a fast-paced news environment (commercial media and wire service work preferred).
  • Demonstrated expertise with digital interviewing/voicing/recording and editing.
  • High comfort with technology and use of various software.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to coordinate intense levels of e-mail correspondence and phone calls.
  • Familiarity with the news environment, progressive politics, cultural trends, and emerging issues.
  • Must be available for afternoon edits.
  • Did we say…ability to record high quality phone audio from a home studio!
  • Sense of humor and innovative spirit very important.

Before you apply please visit our website for examples of our online content: http://www.publicnewsservice.org. If interested send a cover letter and resume to jobs@publicnewsservice.org - with “PNS Producer (your last name and Producer)” in the subject line. We can offer both part-time or full-time work depending on the region, please indicate which would be of interest to you in your cover letter.


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