Delaware Public Media
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Managing Editor/Reporter

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

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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Contact Information
Delaware Public Media
1200 N. Dupot HIghway
Dover, DE 19901
United States
Ph: 302-857-7096

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