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Company: WGBH Educational Foundation
Location: Boston, MA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WGBH 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.
WGBH News is one of two local NPR member news stations in Boston. We are a national and regional award-winning multi-media news organization, broadcasting on radio, TV, and digital. WGBH has a combined Radio/TV/Digital newsroom of nearly 100 and ranks among the top five largest public media newsrooms in the country.
WGBH’s commitment to local journalism is significant with staffed news bureaus in multiple locations within the Boston metropolitan area and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including Springfield, Cape Cod, Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, the Massachusetts State House and a street level facility at the Boston Public Library that allows for both broadcast events and other community events.
The Television and Multimedia Reporter will be a key member of an expanding multi-media public media newsroom. The reporter’s primary responsibility will be to produce original television news features. S/he will also adapt those stories for digital and radio audiences.
The candidate must be able to generate story ideas on his/her own and become a passionate, curious and informed consumer of issues and topics relevant to Massachusetts. The ideal candidate will have experience producing visually compelling television stories and an appreciation of NPR style radio. S/he should be an exceptional writer, experienced interviewer and visual storyteller, a savvy user of digital media and able to work within a growing newsroom cooperatively and calmly under deadline pressure. The ability and flexibility to work across platforms is essential. The Television and Multimedia Reporter will report to the Senior Editor of Television. The reporter will work closely with the radio and digital editors as well as production team members.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
A college degree is preferred.
WGBH is an equal opportunity employer. The community and audience we serve is diverse, and we wish to foster that diversity in our workplace. Toward that end, WGBH does not discriminate against individuals in hiring, employment or promotion on the basis of race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap or disability, veteran or military status, political belief, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.