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WUWF Public Media is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Managing Editor (ME) of News (Assistant Director – 125630). This position, which will report to the Director of Content & Operations, will be responsible for editing, assigning, scheduling and managing WUWF news efforts on air, and online, in conjunction with WUWF news staff, WUWF Digital Content producers and CREO (Center for Research & Economic Opportunity) writers & producers.
Additionally, the ME will be expected to lead by example, creating stories and content for WUWF FM & WUWF.org on a regular basis. Also, this position, while not being assigned a daily air shift, will be expected to fill in for the “Morning Edition” & All Things Considered” host when regular hosts are on vacation, or cannot work due to illness, the need to cover a story, etc. This portion of the job requires knowledge and awareness of Public Radio programming and values, working knowledge of digital production techniques and software, news production skills, good on-air skills and the ability to complete assignments; reliability, clarity in speaking and writing, team player mentality. Experience with on-air fundraising & membership campaigns. For more detail, please visit the full posting here.
Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience.
Preferred qualifications include:
- Working knowledge of public radio best practices for hosting & reporting
- Knowledge of applicable FCC rules pertaining to relevant materials aired
- Ability to write, edit, produce & report stories in the “public radio” style
- Excellent organizational and supervisory skills
- Ability to manage multiple tasks & people, while setting & meeting deadlines
- Clear and engaging speaking voice
- Familiarity with online content posting, writing and visual content needs
- Ability to work with others as a team
- Ability to pay attention to detail, while not losing sight of “the big picture” all around.
HOW TO APPLY
WUWF is being assisted in this search by Livingston Associates. Inquiries are welcome with Livingston Associates. For consideration, please visit the job posting and apply online here.
The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action employer. Any individual requiring special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting ADA Compliance at 1-850-474-2059 (voice) or 1 850 857 6114 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.
WUWF is a listener supported public radio station licensed to the Board of Trustees of the University of West Florida, located in Pensacola Florida. Broadcasting since January 1981, the station is a member of National Public Radio (NPR), Florida Association of Public Media (FPBS), American Public Media (APM), and Public Radio International (PRI). http://wuwf.org
The mission of WUWF Public Media is to create a more informed public – one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas, and cultures. Through innovative community partnerships, we produce, acquire, and distribute programming that meets the highest standards of public service in journalism and cultural expression.
Our vision is to be recognized as a model of civility, excellence, and relevance, and valued as an engaged partner enhancing the quality of life in Northwest Florida.
Search Assistance by Livingston Associates
Inquiries are welcome with Livingston Associates