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

The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), Arkansas’ only PBS station is seeking an Associate Director (COO) to assist the Executive Director in leading a diverse and motivated team located in Conway, Arkansas.  AETN is committed to improving the lives of Arkansans by producing strongly relevant original content on both digital and broadcast platforms revealing the stories of Arkansas and by maintaining and expanding the AETN ArkansasIDEAS Learning Media System offering educators access to hundreds of hours of original professional development courses anytime, anywhere. 

NHPR is seeking a curious, innovative and thoughtful reporter to join our growing newsroom and cover Southern New Hampshire. The reporter will report from and live in the region, producing daily news pieces and features on the fastest growing, most dynamic area of the state. Cities and towns in the Southern Tier are dealing with steady population growth, expanding immigrant communities, shifting ties to the Boston economy, and questions about how to preserve a sense of place amid rapid development.

The PRNDI Conference is going to be here sooner than you know, and we're pleased to announce that the schedule is now available, as is online registration!  

Iowa Public Radio is searching for a journalist to join our News team as a Western Iowa Reporter. This individual will cover a variety of significant issues affecting and/or occurring in Western Iowa, with their primary coverage area being Woodbury County and adjacent counties. This individual is also responsible for monitoring events and issues in the larger Western Iowa region. This position will be located in Siouxland Public Media’s office in Sioux City, Iowa as part of a collaboration between IPR and Siouxland.

WNED | WBFO, Buffalo-Toronto is seeking a News Director to manage the WBFO radio news operation. WBFO is the NPR station serving Western New York and Southern Ontario. The News Director oversees the 24/7 news gathering operation and the work of 17 full-time and part-time news staff and a half-dozen news contributors.

WRVO Public Media seeks a new morning news host to join our award-winning news team.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Position Overview

This editor will oversee a four-person team covering government in the Pittsburgh region, producing features and newscast stories for WESA’s broadcast and website. The editor will lead a team focused on enterprise journalism, especially around issues of government accountability. The editor will work closely with other staff editors and the news director to coordinate coverage. This full-time exempt position reports to the News Director.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Position Overview

This reporter will cover government in the Pittsburgh region as part of a four-person team, producing features and newscast stories for WESA’s broadcast and website. The reporter is experienced covering policy, campaigns, and issues surrounding the accountability of city, state, and federal officials. This individual will also strive to tell the human stories of people impacted by government and legal decisions. This full-time exempt position reports to the News Director.

Colorado Public Radio is re-structuring its thriving newsroom to capitalize on its continued growth and is looking for a seasoned professional to join the newsroom's leadership ranks as News Director. The News Director, second in command to the Executive Editor, manages day-to-day news coverage across all platforms; and works with editors and reporters to develop ideas for features, daily spots, interviews and digital content. The News Director collaborates with the Executive Editor on developing coverage priorities and newsroom growth.

The PRNDI Board is working on finalizing a great agenda for the 2018 PRNDI Conference coming up in June in Philadelphia.  We'll post the agenda here soon.  In the meantime, mark your calendar for June 20 through June 23.  The PRNDI Room rate for a single or double room is $189 per night.  You can reserve your room now online at THIS LINK.

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