WUNC Daily News Editor
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC, Chapel Hill
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC is hiring a Daily News Editor.
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 300,000 listeners.
This position reports to WUNC’s News Director and is located in Chapel Hill, NC.
The Daily News Editor supervises and manages WUNC’s team of daily news reporters and producers. They create daily news content and they assign and edit daily news stories. These include interviews, spots, and quick-turn features. The Daily News Editor is part of the news leadership team and works with the News Director in setting the agenda for WUNC’s news service to listeners and readers. They will also be called in to assist in managing breaking news coverage. The position includes working closely with the station’s anchor/hosts who report to the Program Director.
Interested applicants must apply at: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/223986. Candidates should submit a current CV/Resume and cover letter. Please include links to your work using “Other Document”. The deadline to apply is 04/03/2022.
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. WUNC-FM is committed to anti-racism, diversity, and to building an inclusive newsroom.
The Candidate: The Daily News Editor will be an experienced broadcast producer and a proven news leader with strong management, production, editorial, and communication skills.
Minimum Education, Experience, Qualifications & Competencies Required:
• Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required (or foreign degree equivalent);
• For candidates demonstrating comparable independent research productivity or comparable background in independent academic or instructional activities, will accept a Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent) and three (3) or more years of relevant experience in substitution. This experience may be related to the direction/oversight of programs that focus the academic and research resources of a higher education institution towards community or regional issues.
• At least five (5) years of experience as a journalist and/or radio producer, with increasing responsibility in each successive position.
• Demonstrated ability to plan and meet deadlines working with materials from a variety of sources and collaborators.
• Demonstrated ability to manage colleagues effectively and collaboratively.
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
• Creativity and initiative.
Leading candidates will have:
• Experience at a listener-supported public radio station or network.
• Experience with public radio or related not-for-profit fundraising.
• At least two (2) years of management and supervisory experience.
• A familiarity with North Carolina’s issues.