St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU, the region's NPR member station, is seeking a full-time talk show senior producer to produce broadcast and digital content for its talk show program, St. Louis on the Air , and other special broadcasts.
The senior producer will be responsible for producing, researching and booking guests for show segments, and producing other broadcast content. The job also entails contributing to the show's digital presence, helping to ensure it has a consistent voice online and on social media. This person will coordinate the production of a soon-to-be-developed local, weekend talk show program. The senior producer will work as a member of the talk show team and collaborate with the special events director to spearhead the implementation of broadcast, journalism and content elements of remote events and talk show specials that include author appearances, forums, debates and more.
The ideal candidate should have:
an ability to produce compelling, thoughtful and thought-provoking show content on air and online;
capacity to understand the challenges and opportunities that face the St. Louis region and grasp its connection to national and global issues;
enthusiasm for finding new ways to increase the impact of St. Louis Public Radio's work;
audio production skills.
A bachelor's degree in communications, journalism or related area is required. Five years of journalism experience, along with experience working on a talk show and/or deep knowledge of how talk shows operate is also required. More experience is preferred, along with radio and audio production expertise.
April 14, 2019
Writing samples are required for consideration . Samples of previous audio work (e.g. talk show segments, feature reports, spots, podcast episodes, etc.) are also highly recommended. Send samples to: Alex Heuer, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please include with your submission a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and your ideas for how this job can best serve St. Louis area residents. Applications without a cover letter tailored specifically for this job will not be considered . For additional information, call: (314) 516-5966.
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