- Research, report, write radio and digital stories related to race, identity and culture;
- Build sources, develop story ideas and work with the editor both for assigned stories as well as to craft news stories for both the daily news cycle and for more in-depth long-form stories;
- Serve as a resource for station talk show, including identifying sources and opportunities for additional coverage, conducting two-ways and interviews, and appearing as a guest.
The ideal candidate should have at least three years of reporting experience and be open to working with an innovative, experimental and collaborative team. Radio experience is not necessary, but a passion for audio storytelling and the mission of public media is essential. The ideal candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related field; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.
You can find out more about Sharing America and see the stories we’ve covered so far on our website.
St. Louis Public Radio is a service of the University of Missouri - St. Louis. In order to be considered for this position, you must visit UMSL's employment site and complete an online application. Job ID: 28527. As part of your cover letter, please pitch at least two stories that align with your definition of diversity. Also, please provide at least three samples of your work. Deadline: Friday, December 21, 2018.
Location/Region: St. Louis, MO