Job Description:

As the Classical Music Radio Host/Producer, you are responsible for hosting classical music programming for Northwest Public Broadcasting’s (NWPB) radio stations throughout the state during assigned shifts. You will create and produce pre-recorded elements, such as station promotional and fundraising spots, as assigned. Provide information and education in classical music to the listening audience. Support and contribute to the multimedia/integrated programming and content of Northwest Public Broadcasting. Support station membership growth and fundraising activities both on-air and in person, as assigned.

This position can be located in NWPB’s Lakewood, WA or Pullman, WA studio.

Required Qualifications:

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree AND one (1) year full-time professional radio broadcast experience in one of the following areas: gathering, writing, editing and producing materials for radio; classical music announcing; or hosting NPR network programming.

  • Experience as an on-air host. 

  • Demonstrated excellence in written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. 

  • Authentic, conversational broadcast voice and ability to work with direction and coaching. 

  • Demonstrated ability and knowledge of broadcast production and equipment.

Monthly Salary:
$3,750.85 to $5,000.00 | In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range. For additional information, please review WSU’s Administrative Professional Compensation.  WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For additional information, please review the detailed Summary of Benefits offered by WSU for AP staff and Total Compensation.


WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

Job Location: 
Pullman, WA
United States
Job Category: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Job Type: 
Full time
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Application Instructions:

Applicants must upload the following required documents to their online application.

Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

Please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application.

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