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Title: Digital Producer, WWNO/WRKF

Location: New Orleans or Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

Is digital editing your jam? Do you like reaching public broadcasting audiences in new spaces? Are you comfortable with being the leader on new ideas?

Come join us in Southern Louisiana! 

WWNO and WRKF form a regional newsroom with a shared focus to serve the New Orleans and Baton Rouge areas and beyond.

We’re looking for a digital producer to help amplify the work of reporters in the digital space and to own engagement through other platforms like newsletters and social media.

This position is based at WWNO in New Orleans or WRKF in Baton Rouge and reports to the News Director. They will work with beat reporters and hosts to sharpen online storytelling, social media strategy, and develop a forward-looking approach to digital news. We’re looking for someone who can engage our existing audience in new ways and expand our reach to new places.


  • Advance our digital strategy for how we approach stories
  • Work with reporters to edit and amplify audio stories digitally
  • Curate partner content and publish to website
  • Develop a social media strategy to boost the reach of stories 
  • Write and help curate the station newsletters
  • Ensure that all content complies with NPR’s editorial standards

Required Skills 

  • Strong news judgment 
  • At least 2 years of journalism experience
  • A proven track record of editing original, enterprise work
  • A collaborative spirit, excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple complex projects simultaneously and changing priorities/conditions
  • A discerning eye for copy editing and knowledge of AP style
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and guide stories that reflect the full experience of diverse communities
  • Ability to include audience and community engagement into the fabric of the story process

Preferred Skills: 

  • Familiarity with the public media system
  • Experience tracking story metrics
  • Data visualization experience
  • Experience editing or reporting in Louisiana
  • Experience with Grove CMS
  • Ability to speak a language besides English


We offer attractive, competitive compensation and benefits including, medical, vision and dental coverage, Life and LTD, retirement match, paid vacation, personal and sick time.

WRKF is an equal opportunity employer

Job Location: 
New Orleans, LA
United States
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Full time
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To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and links to 2-3 examples of digital projects you’ve created or managed (Be sure to explain your role) to Ryan Vasquez, News Director WWNO/WRKF.

Open until filled, with first review on April 1st.

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