Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) Producers on The Morning Show are part of a dynamic team that helps to bring issues of importance and interest to WPR listeners. Collaborate with and produce shows/related web content on The Ideas Network as assigned. Research and pitch topics, pre-interview and schedule guests, prepare background materials, call-screen and direct the flow of the live broadcast, and write related web content. Work with executive producers, hosts, producers and editors, communicate with guests and develop fresh topics and segment ideas. Requires excellent oral & written communication skills and a firm foundation in journalism ethics.
-One year of full-time experience in broadcast journalism or related field; three years of full-time experience is required to be hired at the No-Prefix level; seven years of full-time experience is required at the Senior level.
-Proven record of success in meeting tight deadlines and managing multiple priorities, as well as strict attention to detail.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Firm foundation in journalism ethics.
-Ability to work efficiently and effectively – independently, as part of a team and cross-departmentally.
WPR will be hiring two Producers for The Morning Show.
The expected salary for these position is in the 40s to low 50s. Actual pay and title will depend on qualifications and experience.