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JOB TITLE: Morning News Host / Reporter
Summary: Valley Public Radio is seeking a journalist to serve as a morning news host and local government reporter. The individual will produce and broadcast local news content during the station’s broadcast of NPR’s Morning Edition. They will also develop original reporting on local government for broadcast and KVPR.org. The ideal candidate is a gifted journalist with prior broadcast news experience who excels in a fast-paced environment. The candidate will be well versed in audio editing software, field recording and production techniques, online content management systems and social media. The candidate will also possess an innate curiosity and broad based knowledge of important news issues, and sound news judgment.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Production and broadcast of local news elements during Morning Edition

·         Coverage of local government and politics

·         Collaborate with other station staff and work well with Director of Program Content

·         Participate in station programs/events to discuss and share your reporting

·         Compliance with all Valley Public Radio/White Ash Broadcasting policies

·         Other duties as assigned

SKILLS REQUIRED:

·         Superior writing, communication skills and broadcast presence

·         Digital audio recording and editing, basic photojournalism

·         Proficiency with Word, Excel, online content management systems, and social media

·         Must have ability to meet deadlines, take direction and work as part of a team

·         Must have the ability to multitask and work well under pressure

·         Must be able to write, edit and produce content consistent with the NPR style

·         Understanding of public radio’s core values

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS:

·         At least two years of professional broadcast journalism experience

·         Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, communications or a related field

·         Proven track record of producing work at a high standard of quality and integrity

·         Must have a valid California drivers license and reliable transportation

REPORTS TO: Director of Program Content
CLASSIFICATION:  Full time, exempt

TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to Valley Public Radio, 3437 W. Shaw #101 Fresno, CA 93711 or email jmoore@kvpr.org. No phone calls please.

DATE POSTED: DECEMBER 4, 2014 --  POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Valley Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer.