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News and Public Affairs Reporter/Producer - Morgantown, WV

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West Virginia Public Broadcasting is seeking a News and Public Affairs Reporter/Producer in its Morgantown office.

GENERAL GUIDELINES:

Candidate must have excellent writing, reporting, interviewing, newsgathering, editing, and digital media skills to produce substantive stories for radio, television and the Internet. An understanding of public broadcasting and an ability to work with others is essential. This position is based at West Virginia Public Broadcasting 191 Scott Avenue Morgantown, WV.

DUTIES  AND  RESPONSIBILTIES: 

The Reporter/Producer’s primary responsibility will be to provide radio/TV and Internet news and features for programs produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting. The Reporter/Producer will develop ideas and proposals for reports and programs, exercising news judgment to determine stories of statewide interest.  The job may require working non-standard hours (nights, weekends) based on completing assignments.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The Reporter/Producer must have excellent reporting, interviewing and writing skills with the ability to produce under tight timelines. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team and maintain high journalistic standards under deadline pressure. A Reporter/Producer with investigative news skills is preferred. Digital audio computer editing knowledge and experience with studio and field recording equipment is desirable. Two years of reporting experience preferred. Previous experience with posting to the web and using social media is highly desirable. Bachelor’s degree or an appropriate combination of education and experience required.  

TO APPLY:  Request application at  ebajobs@wvpublic.org and specify the job for which you wish to apply.

Completed applications must be returned via email or mailed to West Virginia Public Broadcasting  Human Resources 124 Industrial Park Rd Beaver, WV 25813.  Applications must be received no later than December 4, 2014.