Digital Editor, Education and Health

WFYI, Indianapolis, Indiana

Date Posted January 13, 2021
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified

Description:

WFYI Public Media Job Description

WFYI is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is now accepting applications for:

Job Title: Digital Editor, Education and Health

Classification: Full-time (three-year grant funded position)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Position:  WFYI Public Media is looking for an innovative editor to drive digital content and experiment with new ways to reach audiences through our public engagement-driven health and education journalism. All WFYI journalism initiatives investigate the intersections of people and policy, and you will be a key player in fortifying high-impact journalism with our Side Effects Public Media health reporting team and new education team, focused on systemic inequities in public education and health systems.

On any given day, you could find yourself creating graphics to explain a proposed school funding model or building an explainer for social media about the governor’s new pandemic-related policies.

WFYI is Central Indiana’s leading non-commercial media outlet, NPR and PBS station, and home to a team of 35 reporters, editors and engagement specialists covering the most vital issues in Indiana. 

The digital editor for health and education is based in Indianapolis, although initially they may work remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic, and reports to the WFYI News Director.

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About WFYI

WFYI is central Indiana’s leading non-commercial media outlet and its NPR and PBS station. WFYI is also home to the health journalism initiative Side Effects Public Media and Indiana Public Broadcasting News, a team of reporters that cover core issues across the state and produce a weekday talk show. Indianapolis audiences rely on WFYI for journalism, education programs and services, ongoing learning and meaningful entertainment. The non-profit organization has founded, supported and worked with award-winning local, statewide, regional and national journalism and audience engagement initiatives. 

If this sounds like the place and position for you, please apply at https://www.wfyi.org/wfyi-careers

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