Monday, March 15, 2010

Reporter @ Ann Arbor radio station

Michigan Radio, an NPR affiliate in Ann Arbor, seeks a full-time radio reporter.

Here's the job description: "Michigan Radio based in Ann Arbor, Chicago Public Radio, and idea stream Cleveland are teaming up to look at the economic transformation that is needed in the so-called 'Rustbelt Region'. The reporter produces feature reports, occasional spots, blog entries and other content for air and web distribution related to the collaboration."

A college degree and two years experience preferred. Apply online.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Paid radio news internship in Alaska

KSFK, NPR's affiliate radio station in southeast Alaska, is offering a paid summer internship.

The internship runs 2 to 3 months, pays $100 weekly stipend and provides free housing and airfare. It's a very hands-on experience.

"The successful applicant will work full-time as a reporter/producer and will also host local news, weather, community announcements and station breaks during NPR's morning edition," the ad states. "They will perform a variety of other station duties as assigned. The intern may cover a variety of topics of local, regional and statewide interest. There are plenty of opportunities for features and natural sound pieces."

To apply, e-mail a cover letter and resume by March 15th to Matt Lichtenstein and Joe Viechnicki via e-mail at and Questions may also be directed to them.

Location: Petersburg, Alaska

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Sunday, February 8, 2009

Full-time blogger @ NPR

NPR seeks someone to write a new blog that will focus on the stories, reporting and journalists of NPR's flagship broadcasts, Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

This full-time position is based in Washington, D.C. Applicants should have a college degree and at least 4 years journalism experience.

Apply online.

Washington, DC

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Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Great entry-level jobs at NPR

NPR's Kroc Fellowship offers recent graduates the chance to get rigorous, hands-on training in every aspect of public radio journalism — writing, reporting, producing and editing, for both radio and the Web. The year-long program pays over $40,000 and includes benefits and vacation time.

Fellows will work primarily at NPR headquarters in Washington D.C., though each Fellowship will include an assignment to an NPR member station. Applications will be accepted beginning in November but must be postmarked no later than December 31.

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Monday, September 15, 2008

NPR has many and varied openings

National Public Radio has many and varied openings at its Washington, D.C. headquarters, as well as some at its affiliates. They're looking for show hosts, reporters, editors, producers and other staffers:

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Wednesday, February 6, 2008

NPR seeks young political podcasters

Are you a podcaster under 30 who's passionate about Election 2008?

NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday wants to hear from you!

They want a diverse group of podcasters to tell them how the election is playing out in their areas. Tell them why you'd be a good choice.

Send an e-mail with details about yourself and your interest in the election. Please put "WESUN Podcaster" in the subject line. Be sure to include links to your previous podcast work.

Once they figure out which podcasters will be contributors to the show, their plan is to set up a blog that will serve as the home base for their stories through the rest of the election cycle. They'll also be airing some of the podcasts as on-air commentaries as well. So if you're a young podcaster with insights on Election 2008, send them some samples of your work and audition for the project.

For more info or to contact NPR, click here.

-Mark Grabowski

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Sunday, October 7, 2007

NPR seeks 6-month editorial assistant

National Public Radio seeks a temporary editorial assistant to help with election coverage. The position runs from January 1, 2008 to November 21, 2008. Here are the details:

Assists Election Unit, desks and shows as assigned with election research and guest booking; assists in generating story and interview ideas; and helps reporters with political stories. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, with training in journalism, political science, or research.

Minimum two years journalism and related research with demonstrated ability to collect, organize and disseminate information; knowledge of US politics and election-related issues; thorough knowledge of research tools, including computer access data banks; ability to handle multiple and complex projects simultaneously under stringent timeframes and changing priorities/conditions; ability to work quickly and efficiently under deadline pressure; ability and willingness to work varied shifts, including evenings and weekends; demonstrated communication skills; ability and willingness to travel; proven ability to consistently work well with others, demonstrating at all times respect for the diverse constituencies at NPR and within the public radio system.

Preferred thorough knowledge of writing and editing for radio; radio production skills, with emphasis on writing and editing for radio; and digital media skills.

For consideration, please send cover letter and resume, indicating job title and number, to:

National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax: (202) 513-3047

Click here to learn about various other editorial openings at NPR.

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