miércoles, octubre 7

MN JOB OPP - Newscaster – Fill-in - MPR News (St Paul, MN)

FLSA Status: Part-time 60% with benefits, Non-exempt
This position is 24 hours per week. The Newscaster will provide
continuity breaks and newscasts for weekend programming and other
shifts as assigned. The Newscaster will run a combo broadcast board
and run programs from a variety of sources. He/She will write
newscast copy; present news, weather reports, station identification
along with station promotional and public service announcements. The
Newscaster will fill in on an on-call basis. This position has
regularly scheduled weekend hours.

Position Responsibility:
• Air programs and operate broadcast equipment
• Write, edit copy, edit audio and deliver newscasts.
• Prepare news content for use throughout the schedule.
• Prepare and deliver traffic reports, weather and other continuity.
• Serve as backup for newscast shifts throughout the week.
• Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required.
• Minimum of three years experience in radio news announcing,
anchoring and/or reporting.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

• Natural, friendly, conversational, confident on-air style.
• Ability to operate mixing consoles and other broadcast equipment
• Ability to comfortably deal with a wide range of content.
• Good news judgment and a keen knowledge of current events, along
with the ability to relate those events to the audience.
• Demonstrated ability to write clear, concise and conversational
news copy.
• Knowledge of digital editing and production.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision

Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Major market on-air radio experience in a news setting is
• A familiarity with public radio programs and the NPR audience

Reporting To This Position: N/A

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
• Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with
or without reasonable accommodation
• Physical Demands:
o Required to move about in an office environment and sit for
extended periods of time
o Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple
• Working Conditions:
o Moderate noise level
o Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to careers@americanpublicmedia.org
Indicate position #129-10, Newscaster, Fill-in.

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