Job Description:

WSKG is hiring a Reporter/Producer who will be responsible for producing balanced and engaging stories on issues of local and regional interest for broadcast on radio, television and web platforms in fulfillment of the station’s mission and in adherence with high journalistic and ethical standards. This position reports to the Director of News and Public Affairs Content.

WSKG is seeking applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or a related field, professional reporting and radio broadcasting experience and expertise in voice delivery and broadcast writing.  This entry level position pays $37,132 and offers a generous benefits package.

Preferred candidates should have demonstrated competence with public radio style broadcast journalism, an understanding of digital and social media concepts, and a familiarity with issues, such as racial justice and housing, affecting upstate New York, in the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes, and Leatherstocking regions.

Interested candidates should send the following required documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter (noting where this job announcement was found)
  • Examples of work (via link is fine)

WSKG’s educational services, community engagement initiatives, television stations, radio stations, and website have a combined reach of over 600,000 people living in a 21-county area. With a focus on both local and national news, arts, history, science, and youth content, WSKG is dedicated to the community it serves, and to the pursuit of innovation and excellence. Find out more about WSKG by visiting WSKG is an equal opportunity provider and employer committed to looking for all kinds of talent to build a diverse workforce.

Job Location: 
Vestal, NY
United States
Job Category: 
Friday, September 30, 2022
Job Type: 
Full time
Send Application Materials To: 

Required documents may be e-mailed to; mailed to WSKG Public Media, Attn. Human Resources, 601 Gates Road, Suite 4, Vestal, New York, 13850; or faxed to 607-729-7328.   For full consideration applicant materials must be submitted by 5:00 pm on September 30, 2022.

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