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WUNC Digital News Producer, Temporary

Post Date:Nov 03, 2021Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:$20-$30/hr
Location: United States - North Carolina - Durham Job Reference:
Job Description:

North Carolina Public Radio WUNC is hiring a temporary Digital News Producer.

WUNC Radio provides quality news, information and entertainment programming to a broad listening audience that includes North Carolina, the United States and the world. WUNC serves North Carolinians from Greensboro to the Outer Banks through a network of seven stations, with a weekly cume of 400,000 listeners.

This position is located in Durham, NC.

The university is currently piloting a flexible work arrangements program, and this position may be eligible to participate in the program based on the hiring unit’s business needs.

The temporary Digital News Producer creates news content on and social media.  The temporary Digital News Producer will develop story ideas, research, conduct interviews and produce meaningful content for WUNC.  The temporary Digital News Producer also edits digital content created by other WUNC reporters and producers.

The position will include the following specific duties:

  • Take news broadcast and podcast content and distribute appropriately (audiograms, pull quotes, accompanying photos/videos)
  • Manage audience engagement with podcast  
  • Monitor local/state trends related to coronavirus and other news
  • Connect directly with social accounts that will like, share and engage with our content
  • Collaborate with podcast producers and individual reporters on social engagement for their coverage.

The Candidate: The temporary Digital News Producer will be an experienced news producer with strong reporting, production, editorial, and communication skills.
Minimum Education & Experience Required:
•        High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience related to the area of assignment in a broadcast television, radio and emerging media environment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Leading candidates will have:
•        Minimum 3 years’ experience as a digital/social media producer or editor.
•        Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
•        Excellent organizational skills
•        Strong research and journalism skill
•        Experience transforming news events and headlines into engaging online storytelling

This is a 40 hours per week, Monday thru Friday position, with occasional weekend or evening work.

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 11/8/2021.

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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