Basic Function and Responsibilities: To support the digital media strategy at St. Louis Public Radio by elevating the visual presence of the station on a variety of platforms. Eye-catching visuals help meet our goals of growing our audience and deepening engagement to fulfill our public service mission. This work is accomplished through graphic design for digital and print distribution and front-end web design for St. Louis Public Radio's digital products.
St. Louis Public Radio has an amazing opportunity for a creative, innovative, energetic editor who can take the germ of a story idea and work with reporters to turn it into an audio and online gem. This editor is a political and policy junkie (especially for Missouri and Illinois) who knows that telling stories about politics is more than covering horse races and scandals -- it's about explaining how policies impact everyday people.
This position is a supervisory one, overseeing a team of reporters and coordinating with other subject-matter and digital editors to set journalism coverage at St. Louis Public Radio. The position is ideal for someone whose interests are diverse and who is knowledgeable about issues specific to our region, but who can also make connections to national relevance.
Although the job does not require radio experience, the ability to learn the intricacies of radio journalism -- and understand how editing for radio differs from print -- is essential. Additionally, candidates should be comfortable creating online stories that push the boundaries of traditional storytelling.
Above all, the ideal candidate should also have a record of journalistic excellence, a passion for storytelling and enthusiasm for innovation.
This person will:
St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU and Quincy Public Radio | 90.3 WQUB know that a diverse workforce, management team, governing body, and Friends of St. Louis Public Radio Board contribute greatly to our knowledge and understanding of the St. Louis and Quincy region’s diverse communities, and to our ability to deliver content and services that will help us attract, grow and engage audiences and help them to achieve their full potential.
We endeavor to recruit from a broad pool of candidates enabling us to hire and promote qualified candidates with a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, personal experiences and characteristics, and talents that reasonably reflect the diverse needs and interests of the communities served by KWMU and WQUB. St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU and Quincy Public Radio | 90.3 WQUB will continue to explore new opportunities for achieving and promoting this diversity and to monitor and evaluate our success.
This means St.Louis Public Radio/Quincy Public Radio adopts federal and state law, KWMU/WQUB’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Diversity Eligibility Criteria.