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.
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 www.gpb.org/jobs. ONLY applications and resumes submitted through the GPB Job Center WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Georgia Public Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.