Wanted: New York Audio Broadcast Journalist for 100s of Media Outlets
*Flexible hours, home-based office, well-paid*
Report on Critical Issues in Long Island and New York: Reaching over 33 million people per week through 1,000s of other media outlets, the Public News Service has work for an experienced news producer/reporter who knows New York and Long Island, as well as the important issues of the day.
Currently, we need applicants with extensive and broad news writing experience, on-air reporting and skilled digital sound editing. Our successful producers have a minimum of five years of broadcast news writing/voicing/digital recording & editing experience. Please save yourself from the application process if you do not have excellent digital sound editing skills. Special focus on public interest issues; competitive pay and benefits; some night & weekend work may be required; preference given to reporters who already have a home recording studio.
— 3-5 years of experience working in a fast-paced news environment (commercial media and wire service work preferred)
— Demonstrated expertise with digital interviewing/voicing/recording and editing
— High comfort with technology and use of various software
— Strong communication skills and the ability to coordinate intense levels of e-mail correspondence and phone calls
— Passion for general reporting; Familiarity with the news environment, progressive politics, cultural trends, and emerging issues.
— Sense of humor and innovative spirit very important.
— Must be available for afternoon edits.
— Did we say….Ability to record high quality phone audio and voice wrap from a home studio!
Before you apply please visit our website for examples of our online content: http://www.publicnewsservice.org. If interested send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org – with “New York Producer (your last name)” in the subject line. We can offer both part-time or full-time work, please indicate which would be of interest to you in your cover letter.