Reporter/Producer

WXXI Public Broadcasting, Rochester, New York

Date PostedOctober 11, 2018
IndustryRadio Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttps://www.wxxi.org/
Description:

POSITION:                            Reporter/Producer

 

DIVISION:                             Radio and Television

 

CLASSIFICATION:              Full-Time, Exempt

 

REPORTS TO:                       News & Public Affairs Director

 

The Reporter/Producer is a multi-media journalist with solid entrepreneurial reporting skills who can produce balanced and engaging content on issues of importance to the Rochester community.  The Reporter/Producer also contributes to WXXI’s citizen engagement efforts and social media presence.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Work closely with news director and on-air hosts to generate compelling radio, television, and on-demand news programming that is responsive to current events and emerging issues. Actively cultivate sources throughout the community, taking special care to include under-represented and diverse voices. Create and post visual, text, audio and social media content for multimedia news distribution channels.

 

  1. When appropriate, produce video clips and/or produced video packages for WXXI’s television news and public affairs programming, as well as for online and on-demand distribution. That work may also include helping with production and development of podcasts.

 

  1. Work collaboratively with external and internal partners on special projects such as citizen engagement initiatives, election night coverage, and major breaking news events.

 

  1. Participate in membership drives, auctions, and other WXXI fundraising and events as required.

 

  1. Other duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, communications, or related field
  • 2+ years of journalism experience, preferably in a public broadcasting setting
  • Demonstrated on-air hosting and board operator skills
  • Excellent broadcast news writing skills
  • Digital audio production experience
  • Flexibility to produce a variety of multimedia content on deadline

Qualified applicants may submit cover letter and resume to hr@wxxi.org or

WXXI, Human Resource Dept., 280 State St., Rochester, NY 14614. 

 

WXXI is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity. (EOE)

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