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Job Summary: Serves as a video specialist and stays current in, and teaches student interns and stringers about audio, Internet and video news operations. The News Producer is in charge of: participating in daily story meetings and pitching original ideas that can be featured in daily newscasts, in feature segments, special broadcast segments and online; researching, writing, producing and editing in-depth stories for radio, TV and online; supervising the WFIU/WTIU News Bureau’s interns and statewide stringers; and serving as one of several liaisons to the national PBS and NPR news operations and state (IPBS) news network.

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 one year of work in public broadcasting or a journalism-related endeavor.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

In-depth understanding of journalistic principles, particularly as they apply to public media; and hands-on experience in writing, reporting, editing, production, and on-air delivery for both radio and TV. Experience working with multi-platform technologies and the ability to adapt material to a variety of platforms; and ability and judgment to produce a large quantity of work to deadline that matches the quality of NPR and PBS productions. Ability to teach solid newsroom protocols to students.

Other: The News Producer/Journalist is part of the WFIU/WTIU News Bureau, and works in a team environment with full-time, part-time and student journalists.

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.

This is a full-time, exempt, professional staff position, eligible for all full-time IU staff benefits. More information may be found here.

The salary range is $30,000 – $34,000, depending on the extent of relevant experience.

Applications accepted until August 14, 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.

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