Freelance job opportunities at Public News Service, multiple locations

An interesting opportunity from the Public News Service. I have to admit I don't know much about them (they say they're a for-profit mainly funded by non-profits, not sure which ones)… but it could be a good fit for someone. Drop me a line if you know anything about this org – I'm intrigued! -Mia


Real Work in a Changing World for an Inspired Radio Producer/Reporter

Love news? Passionate about social, environmental, economic and community issues? Have superior digital audio editing and news writing skills? Have we got the job for you!

The Public News Service has several part-time ( some possibly full-time positions) for experienced news producer/reporters (benefits included for over 3/4 to full time). Significant reporting experience and digital audio editing skills are critical. The right candidates are results-oriented, self-starters who can also follow established protocols and work well with different personalities in a rapidly changing environment. You must have a home office capable of recording and producing complete audio stories ready for broadcast.  Sense of humor and innovative spirit very important. Must be available for afternoons edits.

The Candidate Needs:

— At least 3-5 years of experience working in a fast-paced online news environment (commercial stations and wire service work preferred)

— High comfort with technology and use of various software; demonstrated expertise with digital recording and editing

— Strong communication skills and the ability to coordinate intense levels of e-mail correspondence and phone calls

—  Familiarity with the news environment, progressive politics, cultural trends, and emerging issues.

—  Excellent editorial, voice, social media, technical and interpersonal skills.

Details: Primarily phone sound, story duration approx. 1:30 min each.  We have coverage areas available is New York City and Pennsylvania, Texas and several Southern states, upper Mid-West and California and possibly Oregon. These positions will also be involved in social media with Twitter.  Some night, weekend and holiday work may be required. Competitive pay and benefits. 

Before you apply please visit our website for examples of what we do: and then send a send a cover letter and resume to – with "PNS Producer (your home state)” in the subject line.

Lisa Collard

Human Resources & Digital Media Associate

3980 Broadway
Suite 103, Box 139
Boulder, CO  80304

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