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Cincinnati Public Radio is currently seeking to fill the following position(s):

Assistant Producer for Cincinnati Edition

Reports to: News Director
Status: Full Time

Cincinnati Public Radio seeks an assistant producer for Cincinnati Edition, our live one-hour daily talk show. In collaboration with the producer and show host, the Assistant Producer will research news, issues and topics that affect Greater Cincinnati, book guests and coordinate schedules, write promotional material for broadcast, website and social media, and edit written and recorded material as needed. The Assistant Producer will also collaborate with others on the WVXU news and production teams.

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Finds and schedules topics and guests.
  • Updates show website and social media.
  • Prepares background research for host.
  • Greets and preps guests each afternoon before the show.
  • Screens calls during show (back-up, as needed)
  • Writes promotional content for air, website and social media.
  • Works with host and producer to continually improve show quality


  • Bachelor's degree with Journalism or Broadcasting background or equivalent.
  • Experience as news reporter/producer (internship included).
  • Excellent research skills and a sense for news.
  • Understanding of Cincinnati Public Radio's programming and belief in our mission and vision
  • Must be curious and have an intense interest in the issues, events and people that have an impact on our region.
  • Good writing, editing, and interviewing skills.
  • Able to pay attention to detail and meet deadlines.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong self-starter, able to take initiative.
  • Ability to work with a diverse and creative team.

Please submit cover letter and resume by September 18, 2020 to

Reporter- General Assignment

Reports to: News Director
Full Time

Cincinnati Public Radio is looking for a radio news reporter to inform and engage the community. Through collaboration with our growing news team, the reporter will gather and present compelling short news stories and longer features covering a variety of significant local issues on-air, online, and across social media platforms. The reporter will have the opportunity to embed in underserved communities for an extended time to tell stories not being reported anywhere else and guide the next generation of journalists through our educational program, Democracy & Me.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reports news for on-air, web and social media, including short and long-form stories and interviews. This includes using audio, photos, videos and solid writing skills 
  • Prepares and shares stories with Ohio Public Radio, Kentucky Public Radio and NPR 
  • Attends news conferences, public events, and serves on panels representing Cincinnati Public Radio professionally
  • Available to be a guest on Cincinnati Edition as news warrants
  • Peer editor for other news reporters' work
  • 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


  • Bachelor's degree with Journalism or Broadcasting background or equivalent
  • At least 2-3 years experience in radio as host/reporter/producer preferred
  • Good broadcast voice and ability to work with direction and coaching
  • Strong writing, editing, and interviewing skills
  • Understanding of Cincinnati Public Radio's programming and belief in our mission and vision
  • 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 8/27/20 to
Cincinnati Public Radio is an EOE.


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