Racial Justice Multimedia Journalist

PBS Wisconsin (Madison, Wisconsin)

Posted 4 weeks ago

The PBS Wisconsin statewide network is looking for a journalist who can tell hard news stories with heart to join our award-winning News team as we expand our racial justice reporting. 

We’re seeking someone who is a talented multimedia visual storyteller with rock-solid journalistic ethics to translate complex issues into compelling broadcast and online reporting. To excel in this job, you would bring: 

  • Experience reporting racial justice issues and telling the stories that affect BIPOC communities.
  • Agility to translate complex issues into engaging stories, while showing empathy for subjects and people in stories
  • Trauma literacy and experience working with sensitive topics
  • Love for experimenting and innovating
  • Ease in working with others but ability to also work independently
  • Excellent writing skills (broadcast and online)
  • A detail-oriented approach to sourcing and copyediting
  • On-camera experience (a plus)
  • Videography skills (a plus)
  • Video editing skills (a plus)
  • Adobe Creative Suite proficiency (a plus)

As a PBS Wisconsin journalist, you will enjoy freedom and flexibility to pursue long-form or short-turn topics while helping launch new projects focusing on racial justice. You will also help out with general reporting on a range of issues for our news department. You’ll join a team of experienced journalists, have the latest tools to do your work and an opportunity to collaborate with an amazing production staff. 

As part of UW-Madison, we offer a good salary, excellent benefits and are mindful of a balance between work and life.

PBS Wisconsin is committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages, and we especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply. 

Apply here.

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