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KUNM Radio Journalist Mountain West News Bureau

Post Date:Dec 02, 2021Type:Contract
Start Date:Salary:$2964.00-$3894.80 Monthly
Location: United States - New Mexico - Albuquerque Job Reference:Req 17855
Job Description:

KUNM Public Radio (KUNM-FM) in Albuquerque is seeking a public radio reporter to join our newsroom as the station reporter assigned to the Mountain West News Bureau. The MWNB is a collaboration of five public radio stations in various Rocky Mountain states covering regional issues affecting the American West, including topics such as wildlife, land use, the environment, health, growth, education, and politics. MWNB is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and KUNM listeners.

This reporter position will be responsible for filing daily spot news, enterprise features and occasional investigative series that appeal to listeners across New Mexico, Nevada, Montana, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming under the supervision of a remote managing editor.  They will be expected to be proficient in multimedia storytelling and social media, the ability to translate complex information to listeners without losing nuance, and have a basic understanding of investigative reporting skills and data journalism.  This position will also work with KUNM's news director and other staff members to help with duties related to the station's larger mission, such as participating in community events or station on-air fund drives. This position requires travel (mileage reimbursed around the state and occasionally outside of the state for covering news stories and events.

KUNM is licensed to the University of New Mexico.  UNM offers a highly comprehensive benefits package including tuition waivers for you and your partner and dependent education benefits for your children.


Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

?      Experience with investigative and enterprise journalism

?      In-depth knowledge and experience reporting on Hispanic/Latinx and/or Native American cultures, communities, and constituencies

?      Experience reporting on New Mexico communities

?      Conversational Spanish

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Contact Information
Megan Kamerick
303 Girard Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
United States
Ph: 5054006819

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