Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY
PBS Wisconsin is hiring a full-time news reporter! This is a great opportunity for broadcast and multimedia story-tellers who love politics and policy.

Reporting would focus on issues important to all of Wisconsin as we are a statewide network intent on geographic and cultural diversity in our coverage.

Competitive salary, recognition of life-work integration and excellent benefits as part of UW-Madison. You’ll join a team of award-winning journalists at a station with state-of-the-art technology and production support.

EDUCATION
Required
Bachelor’s Degree
Journalism or related field preferred. Applicants earning a degree in Spring of 2023 qualify.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
– Experience in broadcast and/or professional online video reporting or multimedia content creation. This includes
experience gained in school, such as internships or school media production.
– Detail-oriented with demonstrated excellent news writing skills, including sharp focus on accuracy, diversity of
voices/perspectives and understanding of journalistic ethics.
– Proven ability to work under deadline in both independent and collaborative settings.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
– Strong knowledge of Wisconsin current events and issues.
– Experience with reporting on-camera.
– Experience operating a video camera.
– Experience with non-linear video editing.
– Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite applications

RESPONSIBILITIES
Researches, prepares, and reports stories that are balanced, issue-oriented, and analytical for use in news and/or public affairs programs. Employs editorial judgement to select sources, conducts and records interviews, writes scripts, and may edit audio and/or video during the production of reporting assignments.

  • 60% Contributes content including interviewing sources, writing stories/reports, and completing other necessary production tasks to create news/public affairs reports
  • 10% Applies editorial judgment and maintains industry standards of journalistic ethics and excellence
  • 15% Stays abreast of developments in assigned areas, maintains contacts on continued stories to ensure follow-up, and researches topic areas to provide in-depth reports
  • 15% Collaborates with digital content teams on both long-term and short-term multimedia projects

SALARY
Minimum $46,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Actual salary will depend on experience and qualifications

Organization: 
Job Location: 
Madison, WI
United States
Job Category: 
Reporting
Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Job Type: 
Full time
Send Application Materials To: 

Apply online at https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu by February 15, 2023. The job number is 272979.

Please submit:
– a cover letter detailing how your experience and skills relate to the Type of Relevant Work Experience, and the Required and Preferred Qualifications listed for this position
– a resume detailing your work experience and qualifications for this position
– work samples – include a separate document with links/URLs to at least three examples of broadcast video with accompanying scripts and one example of a written article. Please describe your role in creating this work.
– a list of 3-4 references with one being a current or past supervisor. Please note that references will not be contacted without your prior knowledge.

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