Posted on: July 26, 2013
St. Louis Public Radio Ė 90.7 KWMU, NPR affiliate, seeks a full-time News Editor to assign and edit stories; plan, develop, and produce news features and spots for broadcast; prepare and publish news content on stationís website and other social media platforms; and assist the News Director in shaping the overall editorial direction of St. Louis Public Radioís news content through the development of ideas for news stories, features, series, long-term projects, podcasts and other online initiatives. Conduct studio, remote, and phone interviews. Participate in station development and promotional functions. Perform related duties as assigned.
Bachelorís degree in communications, journalism or related area, and a minimum of four years journalism or broadcast programming experience is required. Previous public radio reporting, digital editing and online journalism experience is desirable. Someone with a demonstrated understanding of the value of data and visual elements in compelling storytelling is a plus. Experience with editing in a collaborative public radio newsroom is desirable. Candidates for this position must meet STLPRís standard of NPR-style reporting, conversational on-air delivery, and excellent writing and editing skills. Apply online only. Audition CD or MP3 file also required for consideration; send labeled CD sample to: St. Louis Public Radio, 3651 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63108; send electronic sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, call: 314-516-6168. E.O.E. M/F/D/V