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WUNC Director of New Talent Development & Community Partners

Post Date:Oct 23, 2020Type:Full time
Start Date:01/04/2021Salary:
Location: United States - North Carolina - Chapel Hill Job Reference:
Job Description:

WUNC Director of New Talent Development & Community Partnerships

North Carolina Public Radio WUNC, Chapel Hill


Position Summary:

The Director of New Talent Development & Community Partnerships’ primary duties will include developing programming and curricula to build and strengthen journalism/audio storytelling skills for young and non-traditional students. The director will work collaboratively with colleagues across departments at WUNC to manage and evolve WUNC’s long-running Youth Reporting Institute, an 8-week summer program that teaches radio journalism skills to students across the state. This includes working with WUNC’s grants department on funding and reporting for the Youth Reporting Institute. The Director of New Talent Development will also be responsible for designing and teaching training curricula using in-person and virtual instruction that translates over a diversity of platforms (video, social media, events, etc.). The director will lead the production of WUNC’s youth-oriented podcast content and related events. Additionally, the director will work with novice or entry-level newsroom staff to improve journalism and storytelling skills.

Furthermore, this position will be responsible for developing community partnerships that will help diversify WUNC’s talent and audience. This includes researching potential partners, finding ways to collaborate with community stakeholders, and coordinating education outreach with local schools and advocacy organizations.


Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required.

Qualifications and Experience:

Minimum of 3 years working in radio, journalism or digital audio platforms

Minimum of 3 years of teaching, coaching or training and development instruction

Experience working with middle grade and high school students

Proven experience with inclusive storytelling

Strong news judgment and editorial skills

Deep ties to marginalized communities in North Carolina and/or the ability to cultivate trust and build equitable relationships between organizations

Ability to work within a diverse team with varying perspectives, ideas and life experience

A commitment to cooperation, teamwork, curiosity, and diversity

Interested applicants must apply at . Candidates should be prepared to attach a current CV and cover letter, you may also attach a link to work with a description of your involvement. The deadline to apply is 11/11/2020.

WUNC-FM and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply without regard to age, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.

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Contact Information
WUNC Public Radio
120 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1045
United States
Ph: 9194459179

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