Job Description:

Candidate Responsibilities:

• Writes for Morning Edition and other assignments as assigned in the newsroom

• Will serve as a backup remote producer and board operator as needed.

• Writes clear, concise copy for the host

• Capable of maintaining high journalistic standards under pressure.

• May occasionally report, write, and produce news stories, books guests, edits audio in Adobe Audition and voice long-from stories for air when required.

• May occasionally serve as back-up host to fill in for the anchor.

• Uses reporting skills to identify potential sources for the hosts to interview

• Prepares host scripts and background materials to help guide live interviews when required

• Assists with newscast preparation during Morning Edition

• May occasionally report, write and voice long-form stories for air.

• Prepares, edits and works with Digital Team to post materials to GPB’s web site.

• Follows GPB Editorial and Social Media policies standards for journalists.

Candidate Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two years’ plus of professional journalism experience required; public radio experience ideal.

• Demonstrated skill in reporting, audio editing, broadcast and online writing, and social media.

• Demonstrated ability to identify key developments, distill complex matters, and proven high-level writing and editing skills, especially on the Web.

• Must possess confident, personable delivery that fits seamlessly into NPR’s news magazines.

• Ability to produce well-written, contextual news spots and engaging copy for hosts.

• Ability to work collaboratively, meet multiple deadlines, juggle multiple tasks, proven multitasker, understands the challenges of daily news, and the ability to be nimble in a fast-growth, highly creative environment.

• On air experience is a plus.

• Knowledge of Atlanta life and issues a plus.

• Must be able to work varying shifts, to include seven days per week, weekends and holidays.

We Offer: Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, vision, life, specified illness and accidental insurance; Health and childcare spending accounts; Disability insurance; and opportunities for training and professional development.

To Apply: Upload resume, references and complete applicant form on the GPBs Job Center located at www.gpb.org/jobs. ONLY applications and resumes submitted through the GPB Job Center WILL BE ACCEPTED. Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled DATE POSTED: 

Georgia Public Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
Job Category: 
Production/Programming
Deadline: 
Job Type: 
Full time
Send Application Materials To: 

www.gpb.org/jobs