Job Description:

As the News Editor, you will be the lead editor for the reporters of Northwest Public Broadcasting (NWPB). As directed by the Multimedia News Director, you will extensively edit audio, written story, and social media content. You will also be involved with brainstorming, sourcing, listening through, fact checking, and providing feedback to improve a reporter’s story to keep to the high standards of journalistic integrity NWPB is known for.

This position can be located in Pullman, the Tri-Cities area, hybrid, or remote.


Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, journalism, humanities, public relations, OR related field AND one (1) year of writing/editing/public relations experience; OR equivalent education/experience.

  • An additional 2 years of profession writing experience. 

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Strong proofreading and editing skills.

  • Strong written and oral communications skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Work experience that demonstrates competency, proficiency, and accuracy using software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams.

  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment.

 

Monthly Salary:

Range 47 | $3,974 to $5,341 (A-M) | Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28.

Benefits:

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 summary of benefits offered by WSU for classified 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 hrs@wsu.edu.

Job Location: 
Richland or Pullman, WA
United States
Job Category: 
Editing
Deadline: 
Sunday, February 18, 2024
Job Type: 
Full time
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Posting Close Date:

Applicants must submit their completed online application by Sunday, February 18, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
 

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.