StateImpact Pennsylvania Reporter

WITF, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Date Posted February 11, 2020
Industry Radio Jobs
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


StateImpact Pennsylvania is a national award-winning multimedia, data-driven reporting collaboration that focuses on covering the fiscal and environmental impact of Pennsylvania’s booming energy economy, including natural gas drilling. We are increasingly focused on reporting at the intersection of the state’s fossil fuel industry and climate change.

StateImpact is a partnership among WITF, WHYY in Philadelphia, The Allegheny Front in Pittsburgh, and WPSU in State College. Broadcast reports are heard on public radio stations across Pennsylvania and periodically on NPR. StateImpact Pennsylvania has a dedicated website that has become a “go to” site on energy issues in the commonwealth. The collaboration has been recognized with a 2013 duPont Columbia Silver Baton and multiple RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards.

WITF is hiring a reporter to continue to build on the initiative’s strong track record. This position is funded by a one-year grant.  Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of reporting experience with radio/on-air experience along with 2 years of experience reporting on government and political news.  WITF offers competitive benefits that include medical, dental, and vision insurance, and a generous 401(k) with company match all starting on your first day.  WITF also offers ample paid time off that includes vacation, sick, holiday time along with a paid parental leave program. 

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