97.9 WHAV is Greater Haverhill’s only public radio station and nonprofit local news service. It is offering a rare opportunity to join a respected and growing regional news operation—on-air and online.
Successful applicants must demonstrate natural curiosity, objectivity, dependability, willingness to learn and commitment to accuracy. The position requires a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, reliable transportation and valid driver’s license, strong ethics, excellent English spelling and grammar, working knowledge of Associated Press (AP) Style, ability to work well and quickly under deadline pressure, mastery of Microsoft Word, solid PC skills and above-average attention to detail.
The job involves putting night meetings on the air live, recording audio, editing news cuts and writing stories. Some technical training will be provided.
Work on college TV, radio, newspapers or literary publications will be considered as experience.
Public Media of New England Inc. d/b/a WHAV promotes equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran. WHAV is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment during all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
To be considered, upload introductory letter, resume and multiple news writing samples (URLs accepted) using the form at WHAV.net. Hard copies may be mailed, only if necessary, to:
189 Ward Hill Ave.
Haverhill, MA 01835
No telephone calls please.