||April 22, 2021
||Radio Jobs, Nonprofit
||$45,000 to $50,000
The Statewide Morning News Host/Reporter is responsible for writing, producing and hosting morning newscasts that include the most important stories from across Alaska. This is a chance to deliver the news to listeners in every corner of the state, during the most listened to time of the day. You’ll be part of an award winning and collaborative news team. We’re looking for someone with excellent news judgment who can confidently determine the best mix of stories for a statewide audience. This position also requires general assignment reporting after the AM news cycle is complete.
AKPM is the source for NPR radio and PBS television for Southcentral Alaska and stewards the public media statewide news collaboration
The Statewide Morning News Host/Reporter will:
- Monitor Alaska Public media’s statewide news service station reports, AP, other state news organizations and social media for the most current morning news.
- Report, edit and produce newscasts and news briefs.
- Produce a weekly economic report, which consists of one in depth story or interview on a timely economic issue.
- Report spot and feature stories for Alaska Public Media.
- Post news stories and other material to Alaska Public Media’s website.
- Collaborate with other Alaska Public Media staff on various news and public affairs projects.
- Work collegially in a team-based environment.
- Meet deadlines, abide by AP style, AKPM style and rules and uphold professional journalistic standards.
Duties and Responsibilities:
In addition to the above functions, the Statewide Morning News Host/Reporter will:
- Report, edit and produce stories in a platform-neutral environment.
- Stay current with statewide issues for AM news production.
- Stay abreast of story advances and trends throughout the state.
- Take part in various news, public affairs and election programs for radio, TV and Web.
- Report news and features on a wide variety of topics.
- Perform in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-driven news environment.
- Stay abreast of contemporary broadcast and Web trends.
- Keep current with Alaska news and current events.
- Must be able to use audio recorders, cameras, broadcast equipment and editing software.
- Ability to work collegially with multiple stakeholders and audiences.
- Must be able to type using a computer keyboard.
- Must be able to operate various electronic devices including recording, video and photography equipment.
- Must be able to hear audio and see video.
- Must be able to work in a fluid, deadline-driven environment.
- Must have reliable transportation, including inclement weather.
- Must be able to work various hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Minimum 3 years’ experience working in news
- Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience.
- Skill in on-air performance and audio production.
- Understanding reporting (writing, photography, video) for Web.
- Competency in broadcasting operations and editing (audio, video, photo) software.
- Familiarity with public radio news and programming.
If necessary, alternative combinations of education and experience to be evaluated by the Human Resources Office for comparability.
For a full job description and to apply for this position, see our website http://www.alaskapublic.org/careers or email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
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