St. Louis Public Radio – 90.7 KWMU, The Nine Network, and The St. Louis Beacon’s innovative multimedia news collaborative effort, Beyond November, has an opening for a temporary radio producer (6 month term).
This position will research, plan, develop, and produce political and election-related features and spots for broadcast during news programming, online, and multimedia packages, as part of St. Louis Public Radio’s participation in the Beyond November project.
The Beyond November radio producer will be part of a team that will develop a community-centered, collaborative approach for coverage of the 2012 Election and will contribute to efforts of all three public media partners. The goal of this project is to: foster understanding and give voice to voters’ concerns; explain how political issues affect individuals; disclose the influence of money and interests on the political process; and check candidates’ assertions and positions against facts and reality.
The successful candidate will work out of the new, state-of-the-art St. Louis Public Radio studios in Grand Center. Candidates for this position must have a minimum two years reporting experience. Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Communications, Journalism, Media Arts, or related field required. Excellent verbal and written skills required. Strong computer and social media skills required. Public Radio reporting and digital editing experience preferred. Candidates for the News Producer position must meet St. Louis Public Radio’s standard of NPR-style reporting, conversational on-air delivery and excellent writing and editing skills.
REPORTS TO: St. Louis Public Radio’s News Director, Bill Raack.
TERM: Through January 2013 with the prospect of continued engagement contingent on funding.
Application Deadline: July 24, 2012
HOW TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, writing samples, audio or video clips and references via email to:
The Nine Network of Public Media
Beyond November Radio Producer
Attn: Human Resources Manager
3655 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63108
For additional information, call: 314-516-6168.