Jobs in News

Sports Anchor/Reporter

Do you love to tell stories about inspiring athletes and coaches, great displays of teamwork, and local kids working hard on and off the field? This isn`t your average sports reporter job. Sure, we shoot games and show highlights - but our main goal is to tell great feature stories that will appeal to the hard-core sports fan as well as the casual viewer.

The Burlington-Plattsburgh television market is home to the Olympic Village in Lake Placid, NY, and many ski resorts that are home to world-class athletes. We cover the University of Vermont, SUNY Plattsburgh and a number of other area colleges. High school sports is a big focus all year round, including a extended high school football segments in the fall.

Talk Show Producer, Where We Live

Join the team that produces Where We Live, one of WNPR’s signature award-winning daily programs hosted by Lucy Nalpathanchil. The call-in show explores where we live in Connecticut, who we are, and our place in the world.

The position serves as producer for WNPR’s morning news/talk show, Where We Live and successful candidate will pitch a wide range of show ideas and books and will interview guests, research topics, and follow news and trends. Candidate will create content for WNPR.org and is proficient in using various social media platforms.

Reporter, WNPR

WNPR, the local NPR affiliate in Hartford, CT is looking for a reporter to join a nationwide five-person team of journalists with a specific mandate: to improve the diversity of issues, voices, and perspectives in public media storytelling. This network of journalists will take a fresh examiniation of race and diversity -- bringing context to issues that are similar and different across the United States. We are at a pivotal moment in how we view, discuss and think about race and ethnicity in this country. Public media strives to tell stories that accurately reflect all sements of our communities.

Funded by a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcating, each of the four participating stations (WNPR in Hartfor, CT; St. Louis Public Radio in St. Louis, MO; KCUR in Kansas City, MO; and Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland, OR) is hiring a reporter. In addition, St. Louis Public Radio is hiring an editor who will lead the team of reporters. We aim to cover a wider scope of issues than we currently do; heart from people who are often overlooked; and expand the impact of our reporting across a broader spectrum of communities.

The ideal candidate should be open to working on an innovative, experimenta, and collaborative team. Radio experience isn`t necessary, but a passion for audio storytelling and the mission of public media is essential. Being a part of this reporting project will give you the opportunity to report on issues that are specific to the region and the nation. You`ll be able to file stories for NPR and the create multimedia stories.