News Reporter Position Open at WMNF in Tampa

Hey folks. One of our members worked at this station awhile back. Let me know if you want to be put in touch and I’ll hook you up.



Senior Reporter/Producer for non commercial radio. Produce and develop stories, field production, anchor news. Must be flexible in work schedule. Min one year exp in radio journalism, proven record of reporting skills, excellent writing, announcing and editing ability required. EOE. Resume deadline 09/16/2011. Send to

JOB OPENING – Senior Reporter/Producer


Please send resumes for consideration to Mercedes Skelton


TITLE: Senior Reporter/Producer (Supervisor is Assistant News Director)

Provide quality local, national and international news in accordance with WMNF style and format. Listed below are the responsibilities of the job. Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Write, edit and produce stories as appropriate for radio presentation.
Perform local reporting and field production of at least one original story per day, on tight deadlines, to be broadcast on the WMNF evening news, which also may be utilized on morning and afternoon newscast, as assigned by Assistant News and Public Affairs Director, or News and Public Affairs Director.
Assist with the production of the WMNF evening news.
Anchor evening newscast as assigned by Assistant News and Public Affairs Director.
Develop news story ideas and coordinate coverage of local events and stories with the News and Public Affairs Director and the Assistant News and Public Affairs Director.
Maintain fairness, accuracy and high ethical standards
Perform Assistant/News Director functions when necessary.
Gather sound and communicate with a variety of sources.
Participate in on-air fundraising during the WMNF Marathons
Assist with station events as requested.
Assist in the training of news volunteers.
Supervise assigned volunteers
Report problems to supervisor.
Daily updates of WMNF news website.


Proven record of reporting skill.
Excellent writing and editing ability
Good computer skills
Good live on-air presentation
Ability to work on deadline and at varying hours
Ability to edit sound files digitally.
Work well as part of a team
Ability to research independently
Photography, video, editing software, web and social media competence.


B.A. with Liberal Arts background or equivalent
Minimum one year experience in radio/print journalism
Basic knowledge of broadcast production and field recording equipment.
Good broadcast voice, demonstrated announcing and writing skills
Familiar with current copyright regulations
Must have a working vehicle, valid drivers license and minimum amount of vehicle insurance required by the state.
Ability and willingness to travel.
Understanding of FCC Rules and Regulations regarding broadcast

Salary is $34,000

2 thoughts on “News Reporter Position Open at WMNF in Tampa”

  1. Hi Craig. I know I wasn’t able to provide much help here, but I’m wondering how you made out?

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