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Georgia Public Broadcasting

260 14th Street NW
Atlanta Georgia United States 30318


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C-17-21 Producer/ Writer Morning Edition

Job ID: 6777
Job Views: 38
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Postal Code: 30318
Job Category: Radio
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 11.24.2021

Job Description

Candidate Responsibilities:
• Writes for Morning Edition and other assignments as assigned in the newsroom
• Will serve as a backup remote producer and board operator as needed.
• Writes clear, concise copy for the host
• Capable of maintaining high journalistic standards under pressure.
• May occasionally report, write, and produce news stories, books guests, edits audio in Adobe Audition and voice long-from stories for air when required.
• May occasionally serve as back-up host to fill in for the anchor.
• Uses reporting skills to identify potential sources for the hosts to interview
• Prepares host scripts and background materials to help guide live interviews when required
• Assists with newscast preparation during Morning Edition
• May occasionally report, write and voice long-form stories for air.
• Prepares, edits and works with Digital Team to post materials to GPB’s web site.
• Follows GPB Editorial and Social Media policies standards for journalists.

Job Requirements

Candidate Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two years’ plus of professional journalism experience required; public radio experience ideal.
• Demonstrated skill in reporting, audio editing, broadcast and online writing, and social media.
• Demonstrated ability to identify key developments, distill complex matters, and proven high-level writing and editing skills, especially on the Web.
• Must possess confident, personable delivery that fits seamlessly into NPR’s news magazines.
• Ability to produce well-written, contextual news spots and engaging copy for hosts.
• Ability to work collaboratively, meet multiple deadlines, juggle multiple tasks, proven multitasker, understands the challenges of daily news, and the ability to be nimble in a fast-growth, highly creative environment.
• On air experience is a plus.
• Knowledge of Atlanta life and issues a plus.
• Must be able to work varying shifts, to include seven days per week, weekends and holidays.

We Offer: Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, vision, life, specified illness and accidental insurance; Health and childcare spending accounts; Disability insurance; and opportunities for training and professional development.

To Apply: Upload resume, references and complete applicant form on the GPBs Job Center located at ONLY applications and resumes submitted through the GPB Job Center WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Georgia Public Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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