WFUV Seeks Graduate Fellow

Jan 10, 2017

WFUV has an amazing opportunity for someone looking to further their education and get invaluable hands-on experience in public radio journalism.  WFUV’s Grad Fellow gains experience as an editor/reporter/anchor in the WFUV newsroom. The assignment requires strong broadcast and digital editing, writing and production skills, advanced organizational abilities and excellent follow through.  The grad fellow must have strong mentoring ability to work with our undergraduate reporting staff. 

Only candidates applying for admission in Fordham University’s Masters of Arts in Public Media program will be considered.  The assistantship is part of a merit financial aid package and provides an annual stipend, a 1/2 tuition scholarship, and contribution toward the Fordham Student Health Insurance policy. The 2015-2016 stipend rate was $27,770. The assistantship requires duties of up to 18 hours/week.

You can get more information and apply for the program by clicking the below link:

https://www.fordham.edu/info/20770/master_of_arts_in_public_media

And here are the admission requirements:

http://www.fordham.edu/info/20770/master_of_arts_in_public_media/2093/ma_in_public_media_admissions_requirements

For more information about Fordham University’s Masters of Arts in Public Media please contact Dr. Jesse Philippi at jphilippi@fordham.edu or 718-817-4855.

For more information about WFUV’s Grad  Fellow position contact George Bodarky at gbodarky@wfuv.org or 718-817-5561.

The term for this position is through May 2018, (may be extended through the summer).

Candidates for the fellowship must demonstrate:

  • Proficiency in writing radio news copy.
  • Strong story editing ability.
  • Solid leadership skills, including the ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Strong news sense (ability to flag breaking news and prioritize story agenda).
  • Solid computer and social media skills.
  • Proficiency in audio editing.
  • Professional phone manner and excellent personal communications skills.
  • Ability to take direction and work collaboratively as a team member.
  • Ability to work under deadline.
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through.

Further requirements include:

  • Strong GRE scores.
  • A 3.0 G.P.A. or better.
  • Distinguished undergraduate record.

WFUV will contact candidates selected for an interview after being notified of their acceptance into Fordham University’s PMMA program. 

WFUV is a non-commercial, listener-supported public radio station, licensed to Fordham University for more than 60 years.

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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