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Newscaster, Morning Edition
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Newscaster, Morning Edition

• Emerging Level

Summary

WFAE, the NPR affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina, is seeking newscaster for Morning Edition. This is no ordinary newscaster position, however. We are looking for an experienced journalist to identify and report on the most important news of the morning for our community.

Category Journalist/Reporter  RADIO 
Location Charlotte, North Carolina Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Description

Make an impact on the community. Work with a team of smart, collaborative colleagues.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a mission-minded and innovative producer.

WFAE, the NPR affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina, is seeking newscaster for Morning Edition. This is no ordinary newscaster position, however. We are looking for an experienced journalist to identify and report on the most important news of the morning for our community.

The successful applicant will deliver newscasts at the top and bottom of the hour from 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday-Friday and will also on occasion be on the air during the newsmagazine portion of Morning Edition. The successful applicant must write engaging copy quickly while organizing sound-rich newscasts, reporting on breaking news, updating ongoing coverage and helping shape the newsroom’s priorities. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring that your stories and headlines are available to digital audiences through wfae.org and streaming platforms. Must be social media-savvy in monitoring the news and in promoting stories from WFAE’s newsroom.

Community engagement is an important part of the work that we do. As such, all members of our team are expected to engage in community listening and events.

About WFAE

WFAE is a fast-paced public radio station offering an exciting and creative work environment. We look for ambitious and dedicated people ready for challenges. We offer a generous benefit package and competitive compensation.

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Requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

● Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience
● 2+ years of public radio or related experience
● Knowledge of journalistic principles, ethics and standards
● In-depth knowledge of state, regional, national and international issues
● Excellent organizational, communications (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
● Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and also independently
● Ability to work under strict deadline conditions

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a dynamic team with a respected and well-loved media organization. An attractive and competitive compensation package can be structured to meet the needs of the successful candidate.

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Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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