News Producer / Journalist

News for WTIU/WFIU Newsroom
Indianapolis, Indiana

posted on November 04, 2019

job posting:

The WTIU/WFIU Newsroom is hiring a News Producer/Journalist in Bloomington, IN. We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter to join our team. Department RADIO-TELEVISION SERVICES (BL-RTVS-IUBLA) Department Information Indiana University - Radio & Television Services, WTIU Public Television, and WFIU Public Radio serves south-central Indiana, producing a wide range of radio and television programs for local, state, and national distribution, as well as many non-broadcast productions for the university and community. For more information, visit our website here. Job Summary The News Producer/Journalist is part of the WFIU/WTIU News Bureau, and works in a team environment with full-time, part-time, and student journalists. Stays current in, and teaches student interns and stringers about, audio, Internet, and video news operations. Responsible for: participating in daily story meetings and pitching original ideas that can be featured in daily newscasts, in feature segments, special broadcast segments, and online; researching, writing, producing, and editing in-depth stories for radio, TV, and online; supervising the WFIU/WTIU News Bureau's interns and statewide stringers; serving as one of several liaisons to the national PBS and NPR news operations and state (IPBS) news network. Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Telecommunication, or a related field and one year of experience working in public broadcasting or a journalism related endeavor. In-depth understanding of journalistic principles, particularly as they apply to public media. Hands-on experience in writing, reporting, editing, production, and on-air delivery for both radio and TV. Experience working with multi-platform technologies and ability to adapt material to a variety of platforms. Ability and judgment to produce a large quantity of work to deadline that matches the quality of NPR and PBS productions. Ability to teach solid newsroom protocols to students. Working Conditions / Demands Must be able to travel, view, hear, and speak. Travel needs to be accomplished to deadline requirements. Must be able to handle about 30 pounds of audio / video equipment. Must be able to sit at a computer for extended amounts of time. Able to utilize audio and video recorders, digital field equipment, on-air broadcast consoles, digital download boards, computer interfaces, news multi-platform software. Work Location Bloomington, Indiana Job Classification Salary Plan: PAE Salary Grade: 2PR FLSA: Exempt Job Function: Marketing & Communications Posting Disclaimer This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but it will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date. Equal Employment Opportunity Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information. Campus Safety and Security The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD.

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