St. Louis Public Radio, an NPR Affiliate, seeks a full-time News Producer/Afternoon Newscaster to write, produce, edit, and deliver newscasts during afternoon drive and for NPR One.
In addition to newscasting duties, the producer will contribute to overall newsroom reporting. This means the candidate will develop their own story ideas and work with an editor to produce both spot news and longer, in-depth features for both radio and web. The candidate is expected to:
The ideal candidate works well under tight deadlines and can produce news stories quickly and accurately. The right person is able to maintain a cool head during breaking news situations and can think on their feet to conduct live interviews, if need be.
Interested candidates should provide proof of an ability to exercise solid news judgment, to juggle multiple stories and to work well with other members of the newsroom to produce well-formulated newscasts and news stories.
A sense of humor doesn't hurt, either.
The candidate is also expected to participate in station development and promotional function and to perform related duties as assigned.
St. Louis Public Radio, an NPR Affiliate, seeks a part-time newscaster to prepare, write and deliver local newscasts on Saturday and Sunday mornings during "Weekend Edition."
The job also includes covering issues that matter to the St. Louis region and writing stories for on-air and online.
The ideal candidate should have an insatiably curiosity; a strong voice and conversational delivery; an ability to produce engaging news spots both for on-air and on-line. The position requires a highly productive individual, with a grasp of how global issues connect to the St. Louis region.
St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU and Quincy Public Radio | 90.3 WQUB know that a diverse workforce, management team, governing body, and Friends of St. Louis Public Radio Board contribute greatly to our knowledge and understanding of the St. Louis and Quincy region’s diverse communities, and to our ability to deliver content and services that will help us attract, grow and engage audiences and help them to achieve their full potential.
We endeavor to recruit from a broad pool of candidates enabling us to hire and promote qualified candidates with a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, personal experiences and characteristics, and talents that reasonably reflect the diverse needs and interests of the communities served by KWMU and WQUB. St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU and Quincy Public Radio | 90.3 WQUB will continue to explore new opportunities for achieving and promoting this diversity and to monitor and evaluate our success.
This means St.Louis Public Radio/Quincy Public Radio adopts federal and state law, KWMU/WQUB’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Diversity Eligibility Criteria.