WSKG is looking for a Reporter/Producer who will be responsible for producing balanced and engaging news and public affairs content on issues of local and regional interest for broadcast on radio, television and web platforms in fulfillment of the station’s mission and in adherence with high journalistic and ethical standards. This position reports to the Director of News and Public Affairs Content.
WSKG is seeking someone with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or a related field, professional reporting and radio broadcasting experience and expertise in voice delivery and broadcast writing.
Candidates with demonstrated competence with digital and social media tools and an advanced understanding of digital and social media concepts, familiarity with issues affecting upstate New York, especially the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes, and Leatherstocking regions, and familiarity with Public Broadcasting’s national programming services (PBS, NPR, PRI, etc.) are preferred.
Interested candidates should send the following required documents:
- Cover letter (noting where this job announcement was found)
- Examples of work (via link is fine)
Required documents may be e-mailed to Jobs@WSKG.org; mailed to WSKG Public Media, Attn. Human Resources, 601 Gates Road, Suite 4, Vestal, New York, 13850; or faxed to 607-729-7328. For full consideration applicant materials must be submitted by 5:00 pm on September 30, 2020.
WSKG’s educational services, community engagement initiatives, television stations, radio stations, and website have a combined reach of over 600,000 people living in a 21-county area. With a focus on both local and national news, arts, history, science, and youth content, WSKG is dedicated to the community it serves, and to the pursuit of innovation and excellence. Find out more about WSKG here. WSKG is an equal opportunity provider and employer committed to looking for all kinds of talent to build a diverse workforce.