Delaware Public Media
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Managing Editor/Reporter


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Post Date:Jan 21, 2020Type:Full time
Start Date:As soon as possibleSalary:Based on experience
Location: United States - Delaware - Dover Job Reference:
Job Description:

Delaware Public Media, Delaware’s source for NPR News, is looking for Managing Editor/Reporter to join its award-winning team of journalists providing statewide coverage of Delaware.

The Managing Editor/Reporter will assist the News Director in the day-to-day management of our news operation, and be the lead reporter on content related to state politics, producing pieces for air on Dover-based Public Radio station and for use on its website. The position will also include some fill-in anchor shifts.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Assign and direct daily news coverage, working with staff.
  • Help direct news staff to develop stories and approaches to upcoming news events
  • Edit copy, tape, and digital content and provide final approval for broadcast as needed
  • Research, write, and produce stories for all day parts and weekend, DPM’s weekly show, as well as web.
  • Occasionally produce and anchor newscasts
  • Occasionally serve as the on-air announcer between and within DPM programs, including reading weather, underwriting and promotional announcements.
  • Participate in on-air fundraising
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by managers

Job qualifications include:

  • Minimum 5 years full-time professional, progressively responsible experience in radio news. Management experience preferred, but not required.
  • Minimum 3 years on-air experience
  • Requires 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge equivalent to BA degree major in journalism, mass communication or other related major.
  • Background and interest in political reporting preferred, but not required
  • Background in long form public radio reporting preferred, but not required

Please send cover letter detailing your relevant professional experience, resume and work samples to jobs@delawarepublic.org.

WDDE is an equal opportunity employer; members of minority groups, veterans, disabled individuals and women are encouraged to apply.

This position will remain open until filled.




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Delaware Public Media
1200 N. Dupot HIghway
Dover, DE 19901
United States
Ph: 302-857-7096
Email/URL: jobs@delawarepublic.org
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