Associate Producer at GBH

Posted in General Business 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Woods Hole, Massachusetts





Job Description:

GBH enriches people's lives through programs and services that educate, inspire, and entertain, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

WCAI seeks to inform, educate and enlighten our audience on both the news of the day and the news in historical context through in-depth, high quality journalism using the best tools and methods of the craft.

The Cape and Islands NPR Stations WCAI, WNAN and WZAI are GBH's NPR Stations based in Woods Hole on Cape Cod. These radio stations broadcast news and information programs from NPR, PRI, the BBC as well as award winning locally produced content.

JOB OVERVIEW

The Associate Producer will be tasked with compiling newscasts, responding to breaking news and monitoring ongoing stories for developments. 

The candidate should be an exceptional writer, understand how to find and tell a good radio story, be proficient with digital media and work calmly under deadline pressure.

This person should be comfortable with using adobe audition software and also be able to run the board. The candidate must have a strong understanding of journalism principles and have a proven ability to present balanced reporting. 

The Associate Producer will work closely with the Morning Edition host, and will report to the Managing Director of News.

RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Gather, cut and edit audio


  • React to breaking news and monitor ongoing stories for developments


  • Quickly and accurately pull audio clips for use in the show


  • Write original stories for the web and assist with social media


  • Record two-way interviews


  • Board op


  • Write and publish quality digital content on deadline


  • Fill-in as host when needed


SKILL SET


  • Must be a voracious consumer of news, a self-starter who is able to work collaboratively with a fast-paced, nimble staff.


  • Excellent verbal communication and organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines; ability to be flexible as news breaks or show rundowns change.


  • Positive attitude, ability to work with hosts and other producers in a team environment


  • Excellent computer skills, including recording devices and technology, specifically experience with audio editing/recording software is required.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required. The ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of experience in journalism.

JOB SPECIFICS

This is a local 1400 union position

Staff Position

#LI-AMZ

    GBH is an equal opportunity employer. The community and audience we serve are diverse, and we wish to foster that diversity in our workplace. Toward that end, GBH does not discriminate against individuals in hiring, employment, or promotion based on race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, political belief, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

    Application Process Assistance

    GBH will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate an accommodation request, contact the Human Resource department by sending an email to human_resources@wgbh.org or by calling 617-300-2000.




    Salary: $20.00


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