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Employment Opportunities


DIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP


Posted on: February 05, 2016

 

St. Louis Public Radio has a unique fellowship opportunity for a budding journalist who wants to hone his or her skills while working in a dynamic, driven, entrepreneurial newsroom.

This one-year fellowship is designed to discover, encourage and train a new generation of public media talent.

The person selected will have the opportunity to pursue in-depth on-air and online projects that cover topics associated with diversity, including race, access, immigration, class differences and culture.

Applicants need not have journalism or radio experience, but must show an aptitude for writing and telling stories. The fellow will gain experiences with reporting across a variety of media. They should be able to demonstrate initiative and creativity; have eagerness to learn the tools of the trade; and be comfortable paving their own way in a variety of situations.

TRAINING

The fellow will work alongside highly respected reporters, editors, producers (including talk show producers) and production personnel. Training will begin by observing station life and will include exposure to:

Being part of the St. Louis Public Radio newsroom comes with certain expectations as listed below:

The fellowship will be based at St. Louis Public Radio's state-of-the-art studios. It lasts 12 months with full 40-hour work weeks required. The fellow will receive a stipend and benefits.

 

Qualifications:

Minimum:

Application Instructions:

If applicable, please submit work samples. If submitting audio samples, please provide a CD or MP3 file. Send hard copies to: Shula Neuman, St. Louis Public Radio, 3651 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108; or electronic samples to sneuman@stlpublicradio.org. Please include with your submission a cover letter outlining your qualifications and your ideas for how this job can best serve St. Louis area residents. For additional information, call: 314-516-7353.

Applicants must apply through UMSL. Job ID: 18895.