Christine Paige Diers

Business Manager

Christine Paige Diers is the Business Manager for PRNDI.  She's worked for PRNDI part-time since 1997, and has become known to many in the organization as "Ma PRNDI."  Christine's day job is as Director of the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame in Sturgis, South Dakota (yes, really).  In a former life, Christine was a public radio news director in Grand Forks, North Dakota, then worked in public relations for city government and for a business incubator.

Ways to Connect

Thanks to everyone who attended the 2017 PRNDI Conference.  The conference concluded Saturday night with the awards banquet honoring the very best in Public Radio reporting.   Al Letson of Reveal took the podium as the emcee for the evening.  

KUOW is the Puget Sound Region’s NPR-affiliated public radio service for local, regional, national and international news, information and cultural programming.  They serve more than one million users monthly: on-air, online, live streaming and on demand.  KUOW operates four broadcast frequencies in Seattle and Western Washington State and produces discrete content services on an additional two HD channels. KUOW has the 6th-largest news room among individual stations in the public radio system.

Colorado Public Radio is looking for a News Director who wants to lead, inspire and grow a talented multi-platform team providing meaningful, thoughtful and in-depth news for hundreds of thousands of Coloradans. This senior leader will provide strategic direction for a team that has quadrupled in the past ten years to a staff of 27. Building on CPR’s current news plan, the News Director will develop the long-term strategies, tactics, resources, budget - and especially the people - to grow CPR News into the state’s most trusted news source.

Key Responsibilities:

WUWF Public Media in Pensacola, Fl is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Managing Editor of News (Assistant Director – 125630).  This position, which will report to the Director of Content & Operations, will be responsible for editing, assigning, scheduling and managing WUWF news efforts on air, and online, in conjunction with WUWF news staff, WUWF Digital Content producers and CREO (Center for Research & Economic Opportunity) writers & producers.

The Corporate Underwriting Account Executive position represents a significant revenue contribution to Capital Public Radio. Our underwriting partners support Capital Public Radio because of the shared belief in the news, programs and content provided.  Additionally, the public radio audience represents a one of the most desirable, educated and affluent listener groups.

PBS North Coast (PBS NC), serving the Northern California Coast, is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director/CEO.  PBS NC seeks an outstanding leader with demonstrated experience in and understanding of public broadcasting and exceptional oral, written, analytical, administrative, financial planning, fundraising and interpersonal skills. 

Host the M-F broadcast of Morning Edition and produce reporting on local and regional news.  Competitive pay and benefit package. 

Full job description and online application: https://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/2890.  Application deadline is June 15, 2017.  

Position Overview

This reporter will cover fast-moving breaking news in the Pittsburgh region, with an emphasis on producing spot reports for WESA newscasts. The reporter is comfortable reporting on a wide array of topic areas, as well as producing stories for multiple media, including audio, text, video, information graphics and social media. The reporter will be assigned to work with WESA’s morning team, in order to build a foundation for the station’s news coverage throughout the day.

Major Responsibilities

KLCC Eugene, Oregon seeks an inspired professional to coordinate local content creation, programming staff, and station operations. Excellent health and retirement benefits. Closes May 21, 2017. Details at https://jobs.lanecc.edu/postings/8347.  EEO/AA/ ADA Institution, Women and Minority Candidates are encouraged to apply.

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