Senior Editor

The Public's Radio, Providence, Rhode Island

Date Posted February 17, 2021
Industry Radio Jobs
Specialty Investigative
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable



 The Public’s Radio seeks a Senior Editor, specializing in investigative journalism, to join its growing newsroom covering Rhode Island and the South Coast of Massachusetts. Long-form enterprise and investigative reporting are central to the station’s commitment to local journalism. The Senior Editor reports to the Chief Content Officer. This is a full-time, grant-funded position with benefits to begin in the fall of 2020.

What you will be doing:

Your work will primarily include working with a rotating team of reporters, a staff researcher and interns to develop investigative and long-form stories for radio and web. You’ll be editing broadcast and web features as well as occasional breaking news items. You’ll also help train staff in investigative techniques and other journalism skills. As part of a small, versatile editorial management team, you’ll also work with the Chief Content Officer in more strategic editorial planning for the news staff and help with coverage as needed.

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The ideal candidate has:

Job Duties include:

The Public’s Radio is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) provider, committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply. The Public’s Radio is a non-profit public media organization serving Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to with the subject line of Senior Editor, Investigations. No phone calls, please. Position open until filled. Salary commensurate with experience.

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