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Serves as reporter/bureau chief providing news/information content for various programs/sources from the Richmond area. The successful candidate will be based in the capitol as the lead news producer and reporter for this key listening location in our network of stations in Virginia as well as a consistent contributor to our Virginia Public Radio Partnership.
This position requires significant experience in public radio reporting, editing, and storytelling with emphasis on creating NPR-style pieces that reflect WVTF/RADIO IQ's high standards of journalism and production values as well as Public Radio's Core Values for News Programming.
The successful candidate will be a part of and reside in the Richmond community with the ability to respond to local news assignments and events in a timely fashion.
Experience in areas such as, reporting, interviewing, researching, news writing/text editing, audio editing, producing in-depth stories, and enterprise journalism.
Experience with broadcast equipment in the studio and in the field such as audio capture software, preparing audio for on-line posting and other new media tools, digital recorders and other digital equipment used in broadcasting.
Strong computer and people skills.
Professional sound (on-air delivery and production techniques) in live and recorded work.
Must be an enthusiastic, enterprise journalist possessing qualifications that include: excellent writing, editing and production skills; professional, conversational on-air delivery; ability to work well under pressure and with minimal supervision in the creation of high quality news content, including in-depth pieces and the skills necessary to develop their own sources and story ideas in line with WVTF/RADIOIQ's goal of comprehensively serving and being a part of the Richmond community.
Substantial reporting experience.
Experience working in public radio a plus.
Familiarity with our broadcast area and Virginia a plus.
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Restricted
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Review Date: 04/21/2017