Job Description:

WVIK, Quad Cities NPR, is seeking a new Morning Edition Host.  As producer and host of WVIK's daily broadcast of NPR's Morning Edition from 5 AM to 9 AM, responsibilities include collecting, hosting and sharing a wide variety of local news and information and communicate it in a clear and engaging manner. It will also be this person responsibility to maintain online presence during this program, help with marketing, participate in online and in-person fundraising activities, work with colleagues to advance WVIK's mission.

Full-Time work may be available to those candidates who so desire and have strong skills in the areas of journalism, audio production, digital technologies, or broadcast engineering.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for preparing materials for each break, including local news, station information and promos, weather, community calendar items, and traffic. 
  • Assisting in the coverage of breaking news during Morning Edition and online, including extensive coverage as the situation develops. 
  • Record interviews on-air and in person for inclusion in the daily broadcast, along with the production of original content and repackaging of other station content for presentation during Morning Edition.
  • Also acts as fill-in host for All Things Considered or wherever needed. 
  • Work in coordination with Marketing and Development to maintain a consistent station social media voice and leverage multimedia tools and techniques to help tell the station's story.
  • Represent the station at live events, local committees, public events, and sponsorship activities.
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Rock Island, IL
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