The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication and Northwest Public Broadcasting (NWPB) are looking for an individual with strong news reporting skills to produce network-quality news and feature reports. This position will work with a regional news team to gather, write, and produce multi-platform spots and features about the local region to be presented in both English and Spanish.
The journalist will live and work in the Central Washington region, at a location to be determined by the reporter and NWPB, with preference for the Yakima Valley, the Tri-Cities, Ellensburg or Wenatchee. The reporter will regularly travel throughout the region in the course of their work.
Must be a tenacious journalist with unwavering commitment to the importance of ethical, fair, accurate journalism who believes in the power of purpose of public media.
Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting, mass communications, or closely related field, and two (2) years of radio broadcast and/or news reporting experience, which has included experience in gathering, writing, editing, and producing news and feature reports.
Fluent oral and written communication skills in English/Spanish languages.
Possession of, or ability to obtain at time of hire, a valid, unrestricted driver’s license.
Experience or training in new technologies for the gathering and delivery of news.
Experience in podcasting in a production role.
Using social media in a news environment.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER.
Internal Number: R-884
About Washington State University
The mission of Northwest Public Broadcasting is to be a trusted source of quality content. We are dedicated to enriching our community by sharing and creating distinctive programs which engage, enlighten and entertain.
NWPB reaches more than 3.6 million people in 44 counties throughout Washington state and parts of Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia. Approximately half of the population reached receives public radio broadcast signals exclusively through NWPB.
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Washington State University is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver. Additionally, research centers are located throughout the state, extension offices are located in every county in Washington, and online degree programs are offered worldwide. WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research that serves the state, nation, and world. With a focus ...on innovation, excellence, and accountability, continual enhancement of research and educational endeavors are at the core of WSU’s strategic priorities.