Indiana Public Media | WFIU Public Radio - NPR | WTIU Public Television - PBS

Job Summary

Produces broadcast pieces for radio, TV and online focused on education policy and its impact on Hoosiers. Researches complicated topics, interviews expert subjects, uses technical skills to light, shoot and edit interviews, and writes balanced pieces for broadcast on radio and TV.

Leads the StateImpact website and maintains and builds an online following around coverage of how decisions by state government affect citizens, particularly around the issue of education. Interprets complex and detailed governmental information in ways that make the material accessible and understandable, including the creation of graphics and interpretive charts. Serves as part of a team that is the region’s most authoritative voice on education and local politics by producing original content and aggregating materials from elsewhere online; and analyzes differing points of view.

Qualifications

Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field and two years professional journalism experience.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

Demonstrated excellence in analysis, interpretation, and news judgment; and ability to work quickly and efficiently under deadline pressure with little supervision. Ability to work unusual hours and extended time frames; and demonstrated experience in news and public affairs productions. Possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

Other: Indiana University-Radio/Television Services (www.radiotvservices.com), WTIU Public Television (www.wtiu.indiana.edu), and WFIU Public Radio (www.wfiu.org) serve south-central Indiana, producing a wide range of radio and television programs for local, state, and national distribution.

Note: This is a full-time, exempt, professional position with a salary range of $35,000 – $42,000, depending on the extent of relevant experience.

Applications accepted until March 13, 2014, or until position is filled.

Indiana Public Media is a producer and distributor of public media from WFIU Public Radio and WTIU Public Television at Indiana University including your favorite programming from NPR and PBS.

Contact

Radio & TV Center
1229 E 7th St
Bloomington IN
47405

Radio: (812) 855-1357
TV: (812) 855-5900
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WFIU Public Radio

WFIU HD1 & HD2

103.7 FM Bloomington

WFIU HD1

100.7 FM Columbus
101.7 FM French Lick/West Baden
98.9 FM Greensburg
106.1 FM Kokomo
95.1 FM Terre Haute

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Listener Response Line
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WTIU Public Television

Over-the-Air Digital

Ch. 30.1 WTIU HD
Ch. 30.2 WTIU World
Ch. 30.3 WTIU Family
Ch. 30.4 WTIU Español

Comcast Cable (Bloomington)

Ch. 5 WTIU
Ch. 17 WTIU World
Ch. 305 WTIU Family
Ch. 355 WTIU Español
Ch. 916 WTIU HD

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Satellite

WTIU is available to Dish Network and DirecTV subscribers with the Indianapolis local stations package on Ch. 30. The national PBS satellite feed is still available without the local stations package.

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