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The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all.
KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio is Seattle’s NPR news station. We are an independent, nonprofit news organization producing award-winning journalism, podcasts, and events in service to the 3.9 million people in our coverage area. As a self-sustaining service of the University of Washington, our mission is to create and serve a more informed public.
KUOW has an outstanding opportunity for a Temporary (one-year), paid News Fellowship. The opportunity is also open to recent graduates and aspiring journalists with non-traditional but relevant experience. The fellowship is designed to develop journalistic skills. We will guide you on identifying and crafting news stories for broadcast and digital platforms, covering breaking news, creating feature stories, recording interviews, and reporting on a beat.
KUOW is a newsroom committed to diversity in the stories and communities that we cover. We encourage all people who are inspired by our mission and values and share our commitment to racial equity to apply.
Reporting to the Editor, the News Fellow collects and analyzes information and produces news reports for broadcast and web.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Identify and craft reported audio and digital stories. • Contribute news reports to daily newscasts and drive time shows. • Appear on KUOW talk shows and at live events to present and discuss reporting. • Active engagement with social media and source networks as a reporting and distribution tool. • Meet daily filing schedule that requires occasional evening and weekend work. • Work closely with assigned Editor on special editorial projects, aligned with newsroom priorities and designed to build skills and experience. • Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute
• Background in news writing, radio production, and audio editing software. • Self-starter with proven ability to meet deadlines and check facts. • Impeccable journalistic integrity and editorial judgment. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and to professionally represent the station. • Familiarity with and appreciation for public radio style programming.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND RACIAL EQUITY
KUOW and the University of Washington are equal opportunity employers. KUOW is dedicated to building a culturally diverse staff and creating a working environment that promotes racial equity and inclusiveness. We believe attracting and retaining diverse staff is crucial to serving our community and fulfilling our mission. Women, Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities and veterans are highly encouraged to apply.
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.