Vermont Public is seeking an Afternoon News Producer who is responsible for producing newscasts and interviews for broadcast on All Things Considered and our daily news podcast and daily newsletter The Frequency.
The producer will join a team of fellow producers, reporters, and editors who are dedicated to exploring the whole Vermont story. The producer will work with editors and the hosts of All Things Considered and The Frequency to develop afternoon coverage plans for broadcast and digital platforms, ensuring our audiences are getting timely and relevant news each day. The person will pitch ideas for who we should be interviewing, then help script those interview segments and get them ready for the radio waves and our digital platforms. The producer will also keep tabs on breaking news, help script the daily news podcast, and go out into the field to help report the news.
Who Should Apply?
Candidates will be expected to have a high level of commitment and dedication to the mission of the organization and public media. Must be able to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with co-workers and audience, supporting and enhancing a culture of belonging as well as preserving confidentiality appropriately. We’re looking for someone with at least two years of journalism experience who can produce content that adheres to journalistic standards and ethics. Experience with public radio, podcasting, audio editing, and working in a daily news environment are desired.
Vermont Public is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work diligently to recruit a broad pool of candidates and to hire and promote qualified individuals whose personal experiences, characteristics, and talents reasonably reflect the diversity of the communities served by Vermont Public. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, national origin, place of birth, race, religion, crime-victim status, genetic information, disability, HIV-positive status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran/military service status, health coverage status, and any other protected characteristics recognized, and as defined by, applicable law. Our equal employment opportunities apply to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We encourage applications from women, minority groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.
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