WAER FM 88.3 Syracuse Public Media
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News & Public Affairs Director


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Post Date:Feb 19, 2024Type:Full time
Start Date:Jan 1, 2024/negotiableSalary:$64,000 - $85,000
Location: United States - New York - Syracuse Job Reference:
Job Description:

Help us grow our news operation, covering important stories and finding the boadest, most diverse audience possible.   WAER FM88.3 Syracuse Public Media seeks a dynamic newsroom leader who can help move our dual missions forward: serving the public, while providing professional development opportunities for student/volunteers.

WAER’s next News Director will continue the department’s evolution into an innovative broadcast and digital entity. You’ll oversee all aspects of broadcast and digital storytelling and oversee a professional news staff of 4-5. You’ll have the opportunity to impact the community through local news coverage, innovate with new media, find new audiences through multiple platforms, and engage our community through special program initiatives.  Working with the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, you will also be teaching and guiding the journalists, broadcasters, and content providers of the future.

The WAER News and Public Affairs Director is a Syracuse University position with generous benefits. Find out more and apply at: Syracuse University Online Employment Site | News & Public Affairs Director (sujobopps.com)



Skills:
Bachelor's degree in journalism/communications (Masters preferred).
5 years+ managing all or part of a news operation
digital journalism experience essential
Strong story leadership, writing, audio editing, studio skills necessary
Public broadcasting & media experience or knowledge helpful
Experience anchoring or hosting newsmagazines helpful
Familiarity with web posting
Supervisory experience necessary
Desire and ability to teach and train students in a professional media environment


Comments:
We're looking for someone with a vision for a newsroom that can make a real impact, connect with the community, and expand. The position will afford the next News Director with a lot of room for creativity, collaboration, trying new things, and the support to be successful.
Questions welcome at cabolt@syr.edu

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Contact Information
WAER FM 88.3 Syracuse Public Media
Chris Bolt
795 Ostrom Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210
United States
Ph: 315-443-5242
Fax: 315-443-4021
Email/URL: https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/99601
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