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WRVO posts pair of news department job openings

WRVO posts pair of news department job openings

OSWEGO — WRVO Public Media has a pair of job openings within its news department.  The NPR affiliate is taking applications for a Morning News Producer/Reporter based at WRVO’s studios at SUNY Oswego, and for a part-time reporter based in the Mohawk Valley, to cover news in Oneida and Madison Counties.  Here are the full descriptions for both jobs, as provided to CNYRadio.com by WRVO News Director Catherine Loper:

MORNING NEWS PRODUCER/REPORTER

http://wrvo.org/job-opening-morning-news-producerreporter

Position Summary:

The Morning News Producer/Reporter position includes producing WRVO’s morning newscasts and on-air news reporting. The producer/reporter will produce and write multiple regional news cut-ins of high quality. The producer/reporter will be responsible for producing daily on-air news reports for broadcast that fit WRVO’s mission to provide coverage of issues of regional significance.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produce and write multiple morning newscasts, airing during NPR’s Morning Edition
  • Produce multi-platform content on a daily basis including — broadcast news spots, broadcast feature stories and on-line stories
  • Pitch story ideas and follow regional news issues and stories
  • Edit and copy edit broadcast and on-line stories
  • Contribute to overall news department’s output, including social media
  • Must have authoritative, conversational on-air delivery
  • Exercise solid news judgment and ability to perform without supervision
  • Ability to multitask, work under deadline pressure and problem solve
  • Strong knowledge of current regional news issues
  • Assist in training/mentoring of interns
  • Participate in station and community-building events

Qualifications and Education Required:

  • Minimum two years on-air broadcast news experience
  • Bachelor’s degree – journalism or related field preferred
  • Experience writing for broadcast and web
  • Ability to use audio editing systems, such as Adobe Audition
  • Ability to gather audio in the field
  • On-air hosting experience preferred
  • Ability to work early morning shift, or other shifts as necessary
  • Driver’s license ability to drive to news coverage assignments within region

WRVO Public Media is a multi-station network with an NPR News/Information format serving Central and Northern New York. WRVO offices and studios are located on the campus of the State University of New York College at Oswego.

To Apply: Submit electronically the following: cover letter, resume and contact information including names, affiliations, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references electronically to:

 

http://oswego.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=37199

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. WRVO is an Affirmative Action Employer. No phone calls will be accepted.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender, or sexual orientation.

And here is the second position:

PART-TIME MOHAWK VALLEY REPORTER

http://wrvo.org/job-opening-part-time-mohawk-valley-reporter

Position Summary:

The part-time Mohawk Valley reporter reports to the News Director and will be based in and report on issues from the Mohawk Valley area and other eastern reaches of WRVO’s multi-station listening region. This reporter will be responsible for coverage of news in Oneida and Madison Counties. The reporter will produce on-air news reports for broadcast and on-line stories that fit in with WRVO’s mission to cover issues of regional significance.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produce multiplatform content on a regular basis including — broadcast news spots, broadcast feature stories and on-line stories
  • Pitch story ideas and be responsible for coverage of the reporter’s assigned region.
  • Gather audio in the field, covering news events and conducting interviews
  • Contribute to overall news department’s output including social media
  • Ability to write for multiple platforms
  • Exhibit solid news judgment and ability to perform without supervision, multitask, work under deadline pressure and problem solve
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of current regional news issues
  • Participate in station and community-building events

Qualifications and Education Required:

  • Minimum two years on-air broadcast news experience
  • College degree – Journalism or related field preferred
  • Ability to record and gather high-quality audio in the field
  • Ability to use audio editing systems, such as Adobe Audition
  • Experience writing for broadcast and web
  • Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends, depending on assignment
  • Driver’s license and ability to drive to news coverage assignments within region

To Apply: Submit electronically cover letter, resume and contact information including names, affiliations, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references electronically to:

 

http://oswego.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=37201

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. WRVO is an Affirmative Action Employer. No phone calls.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender, or sexual orientation.

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