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Job Opportunity: Regional News Reporter:Blue Ridge Public Radio

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Regional News Reporter

Listing description
Blue Ridge Public Radio, NPR for Western North Carolina, has a new position for a full-time regional reporter.
tasks include:
- Produce high-quality news content for broadcast and digital platforms, with a particular focus on areas outside of Asheville and Buncombe County.
- Cover a range of issues important to the region and file both spot news reports and feature stories.
- Use social media to promote news content and engage with citizens in our region.
- Work collaboratively within a 5-member news team.
Blue Ridge Public Radio, located in Asheville, serves the 13-county region of Western North Carolina and operates two broadcast channels - BPR News with its all news format and WCQS which mixes public radio news programs and classical music. Western North Carolina is powered by a dynamic, creative economy and a vibrant arts and music community - and is home to some of America's most beautiful mountains and rivers.
Required practice:
- Degree in journalism or related field.
- One year reporting practice.
- Demonstrated writing and story-telling expertise. Public radio practice preferred.
- Proficient in use of social media, web, and mobile platforms.
- On-air announcing practice is valuable.
- Preference given to candidates with proficiency in digital audio recording and editing for news.
- Photography and videography expertise valuable.
- Commitment to reside in either Jackson County or Macon County, NC.
- Driver's license and car.
- Clean background check.
Application Process: Please send us a letter of interest outlining why you're an outstanding candidate. Also include a resume, three references, and a few links to published samples of your work. Send your application to us via email atE-Mail: careers@bpr.org
Blue Ridge Public Radio is an Equal Employment Opportunity organization and a certified living wage employer. We provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified current and prospective employees without distinction or discrimination located on of age, gender (including gender identity or expression), sexual orientation, color, race, national origin, religion, discapability, military service or veteran status, or other characteristic(s) protected by state or federal law or local ordinance. This policy is reflected in all BPR practices and policies.

Organization: 
Blue Ridge Public Radio

Job Job location: 
Asheville, NC United States

Job Job Category: 
Reporting

Employment Type: 
Full time

Send Application Materials To: 

careers@bpr.org

Website: 
http://bpr.org

Email address: 
E-Mail: careers@bpr.org

Job Field: 
Radio

 

 

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Job Location: Asheville, North Carolina
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 01/12/2018 / Viewed 10 times
Contact Information
Company: Blue Ridge Public Radio
Contact Email: careers@bpr.org


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