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Exciting employment opportunities for creative people
Cincinnati Public Radio is currently seeking to fill the following position(s):


Reporter- General Assignment

Cincinnati Public Radio is looking for an entry level radio news reporter to join our growing newsroom. This person will be responsible for gathering and presenting news stories covering a variety of significant local issues on-air, online, and across social media platforms. The successful candidate will collaborate with the news team and enthusiastically grow their skills in the field of public radio news. This position also will play an active role during on-air fundraising and will fill in as an on-air host.

Cincinnati Public Radio stations have been trusted members of the Greater Cincinnati community for more than 60 years. Join an award-winning team that works to build connections, make a difference in the lives of listeners, and create a unique community that is informed, involved and inspired.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Gathers news for on-air, web and social media, including short and long-form stories and interviews - this includes using audio, photos and solid writing skills
  • Edits other news reporters' work both for broadcast and digital
  • Prepares and shares stories with Ohio Public Radio, Kentucky Public Radio and NPR
  • Attends news conferences and interview sessions, representing Cincinnati Public Radio professionally
  • Available to be a guest on Cincinnati Edition as news warrants
  • Plays an active role with on-air fundraising
  • Participates in station outreach including our educational program, Democracy & Me, and station events
  • Serves as back up on-air host

Qualifications:
  • Understanding of Cincinnati Public Radio's programming and belief in our mission and vision
  • Bachelor's degree with Journalism or Broadcasting background or equivalent
  • Some experience in radio as host/reporter/producer preferred (internship included)
  • Good broadcast voice and ability to work with direction and coaching
  • Strong writing, editing, and interviewing skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast production, editing and recording equipment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse and creative team
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Familiarity and appreciation of public radio news style
  • Some evening work required

Please send cover letter, resume and writing and audio samples by June 5, 2020 to careers@cinradio.org .
No phone calls, please.
Cincinnati Public radio is an EOE.


Cincinnati Edition Producer

Report To: News Director
Status: Full-Time

Cincinnati Public Radio seeks a producer for Cincinnati Edition, our live one-hour daily talk show. The Producer will be in charge of coming up with show topics, researching and gathering materials for discussion, identifying and scheduling guests, and coordinating with the host and assistant producer to produce an engaging local show each day.

Cincinnati Public Radio stations have been trusted members of the Greater Cincinnati community for almost 70 years. Cincinnati Edition has been a growing presence, informing the vibrant Cincinnati community since July 2013. Join an award-winning team that works to build connections, make a difference in the lives of listeners, and create a unique community that is informed, involved and inspired.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with host and assistant producer to identify topics of interest, both timely and of long-term nature.
  • Research topics for discussion with local relevance. Gather research material, news articles, study/poll information, etc., to put together a list of suggested questions and areas of discussion
  • Find appropriate guests, gather their bios, and provide all necessary information for their show appearance
  • Create web posts and promo blocks
  • Screen listener calls, emails and social media contacts during the show
  • Listen to all recorded show segments to edit when necessary for time and content
  • Attend daily news meetings

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with Journalism or Broadcasting background or equivalent
  • Three to five years' experience in radio as news host/reporter/producer
  • Understanding of Cincinnati Public Radio's programming and belief in our mission and vision
  • Familiarity and appreciation for public radio news style
  • Excellent writing, editing, and interviewing skills
  • Solid project management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet daily deadlines
  • Ability to work with a diverse and creative team
  • Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast production, editing and recording equipment (helpful, but not required).

Please submit cover letter and resume by June 15, 2020 to jobs@cinradio.org No phone calls, please.

 

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Cincinnati Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.