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Producer

Post Date:Jul 20, 2017Type:Full time
Start Date:immediateSalary:mid 40s
Location: United States - Wisconsin - Madison Job Reference:13306
Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

Produce for To the Best of Our Knowledge, a Peabody Award-winning “public radio magazine of ideas” with a national audience of more than 375,000 listeners via 210+ stations.  This is not a hosting position but may include on-air duties. We are actively seeking candidates who will bring a diverse perspective to our content.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Produce interviews, segments, and programs for weekly broadcast and podcast.

  • Research and develop in-depth show themes.
  • Pre-interview, select, and book guests.
  • Provide interviewers with background material and focused questions.

·         Edit audio, making content decisions about what to include in interviews.

·         Generate sound-rich production pieces.

  • Write program scripts and continuity copy.
  • Contribute on-air feature stories, interviews, and essays.
  • Engage with on-line audience through social media.
  • Contribute to TTBOOK website with articles and multi-media features.
  • Maintain the standards of journalistic ethics and excellence described in Ethical Guidelines for Editorial Staff: http://bami.uwex.edu/broadcasting-and-media-innovations-ethical-guidelines.
  • Effectively engage diverse perspectives and experiences in all workplace interactions and demonstrate respect for others in all workplace relationships. 

Learn more: www.wpr.org/producer-ttbook

Betsy.nelson@wpr.org. 608-262-5221



Skills:
•        Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively under deadline pressure.
•        Proven intellectual curiosity and rigor.
•        Strong writing skills.
•        Demonstrated ability to effectively engage diverse perspectives.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND INTERESTS
•        Ability to unpack the ideas behind the movements and trends that are shaping our lives.
•        A keen interest in science, gender, culture, global trends, literature, religion, music, race, philosophy, and new media.
•        Desire to explore big ideas and make them engaging and accessible to a popular audience.
•        Capacity to create content that has both intellectual and emotional appeal.
•        Ability to collaborate with TTBOOK staff on all aspects of work.

DESIRABLE BUT NOT REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience in public radio and/or podcasting.
Experience in journalism or new media.
Proficiency with ProTools or other digital audio systems.


Comments:
Includes comprehensive benefits package.

Apply online at www.careers.wisconsin.edu. This is job id #13306.


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Contact Information
Wisconsin Public Broadcasting
Betsy Nelson
821 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706
United States
Ph: 608-262-5221
Fax: 608-265-5332



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