Reporter / Writer This is a full-time – 2 year position.
There are two positions.
Georgia Public Broadcasting is looking for seasoned journalists to be Reporters for a new journalism initiative that focuses on digital newsgathering and content along with live radio coverage from the GPB Newsroom and NPR. GPB is increasing coverage of public policy and the impact of those policies on citizens throughout the state of Georgia. The reporters must have excellent writing skills to launch a new newsletter, gather research, and develop relationships with GPB’s network of contributors and affiliate reporters to enhance the reach of the daily newsletter. The successful candidates will have a keen editorial sense of how to engage readers so they follow the newsletter. If you are a top journalist who can work smart and fast within the demands of a daily news cycle, come join a growing and evolving newsroom as a reporter. This journalism initiative is led by the Vice President of News, Marylynn Ryan. This is a two year grant funded position and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. GPB is a top-10 radio market station.
Candidate Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree in a related field and/or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. • Must have at least five years’ experience in digital writing experience. • Must have a proven track record of aggregating and compiling many different news sources. • Demonstrated high-level writing and editing skills. Excellent writing skills is a must. • Experience gathering quality audio and editing in Adobe Audition or similar software. • Experience writing using AP style. • Ability to edit and gather quality sound using Adobe Sound/Adobe Audition. • Must be able to work collaboratively, meet deadlines, juggle multiple tasks and multiple deadlines. • Must be comfortable working under tight deadlines. • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, to include 7 days a week, nights, weekend and holidays when needed.
We Offer: Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, vision, life, specified illness and accidental insurance; Health and childcare spending accounts; Disability insurance; and opportunities for training and professional development.
To Apply: Upload resume, references and complete applicant form on the GPBs Job Center located at www.gpb.org/jobs. ONLY applications and resumes submitted through the GPB Job Center WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled
Georgia Public Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internal Number: C-11-20
About Georgia Public Broadcasting
To create, produce and distribute high quality programs and services that educate, inform and entertain our audiences and enrich the quality of their lives.
Georgia Public Broadcasting's nine public television stations deliver quality PBS and locally produced programming to every county in Georgia, and to significant portions of surrounding states.
GPB is a listener-supported public radio network serving Georgia with NPR news and information along with a variety of music.
GPB Education is Georgia’s digital media content provider for the classroom offering locally produced, Georgia-specific content and digital streaming services across all subject areas to teachers and students. Our goal is to remain at the forefront of the digital learning movement by creating, curating, and distributing quality educational programs and services through our state-of-the-art production facility, cutting edge digital media division, and our partnerships with Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia. GPB Education also provides training for Georgia's educators and educational institutions.