Jobs at Michigan Radio http://michiganradio.org en Michigan Radio is seeking a Social Media Producer http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-radio-seeking-social-media-producer <p><strong><u>Social Media Producer</u></strong></p><p><strong><u>Job Summary:</u></strong><br />Michigan Radio, the public radio stations of the University of Michigan, is seeking a producer for online and social media. We are searching for a professional social media producer who can oversee and implement Michigan Radio’s social media activities and coordinate Michigan Radio’s online outreach, engagement and promotion by directly engaging Michigan Radio’s audience in a variety of social media channels and leading efforts to develop a vibrant social media presence for Michigan Radio’s journalism content across platforms.</p><p><strong><u>Responsibilities</u></strong>:<br />Consistently and enthusiastically engages with readers and listeners in social media venues.&nbsp;Monitors stories and interviews from Stateside and other Michigan Radio shows, as well as, other providers for news items to use on social media&nbsp;Coordinates with News editors and Stateside producers on developing stories, aligning social media activities with station activities and journalism agenda.</p><p>Develop ideas and projects for social engagement with Michigan Radio’s audience&nbsp;Inspire station journalists, producers and editors to use social media to develop audience and enhance user participation&nbsp;Leverage social media platforms for station fundraising.&nbsp;Develop, maintain and interpret key social media metrics and assess their success against social media’s successes, criteria, and goals.&nbsp;Responsible for following social media trends and recommending new strategies to maximize social exposure.</p><p>Ensures that all materials produced meet Michigan Radio standards and practices, including standards of accuracy, fairness, honesty and impartiality.&nbsp;Ability and willingness to work varied shifts, including early mornings, nights and/or weekends.&nbsp;The producer will also play a role in selecting, producing, writing and editing content for Michigan Radio’s website, mobile, broadcast, and social platforms as appropriate.<br />Other duties as assigned.</p><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:28:57 +0000 Tony Brown 18530 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan Radio is seeking a Senior producer/editor http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-radio-seeking-senior-producereditor <p><strong><u>Job Summary:</u></strong><br />Michigan Radio, the public radio stations of the University of Michigan, is seeking a Senior producer/editor to launch a new digital and broadcast opinion essay project. We are seeking a professional editor/producer who can handle a variety of duties.</p><ul type="disc"><li>Generating and developing ideas for compelling essay</li><li>Soliciting and recruiting occasional and regular contributors from diverse walks of life</li><li>Editing essays to conversational web friendly style</li><li>Handle digital presentation of essays</li><li>Produce, schedule and edit on-air interview based on essay with contributor</li><li>Recording interviews with an ear to assuring proper content is obtained</li><li>Promote essays and on-air segments in social media</li><li>Other duties as assigned</li></ul><p>The Senior Producer/Editor must be self-motivated, very well organized and have experience in broadcast production and text or print journalism.</p><p><strong><u>Required Qualifications:</u></strong><br />Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field or equivalent of experience and knowledge; demonstrated experience in editing, copy-editing and headline writing; experience building a journalism project from the ground up; experience in editorial decision-making required; complete proficiency with digital audio editing is required; ability to craft a focused segment a necessity; ability to produce high-quality work on deadline and handle several projects at once; strong editorial judgment. Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of public radio’s core values.&nbsp;&nbsp; Familiarity with Audition, Newsboss, and NPR Digital Services Core Publisher a plus.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><u>How to Apply:</u></strong></p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:27:41 +0000 Tony Brown 18514 at http://michiganradio.org State of Opportunity Production Assistant (Work Study) http://michiganradio.org/post/state-opportunity-production-assistant-work-study <p>Michigan Radio currently has an open paid internship position for our State of Opportunity project. Responsibilities include creating content for the state of opportunity website, maintaining a robust social media presence for the project, and assisting in the research and pre-interviews for State of Opportunity’s Infowire project.</p><p>The internship is paid $10 per hour and is a 20 hour/week commitment during normal business hours.</p><p>A successful intern will understand the journalistic opportunities presented by social media and have excellent writing skills. The intern must also have very good interpersonal skills, enjoy working as part of a team but be able to be self-directed. A familiarity with issues relevant to the State of Opportunity project is preferred.</p><p>This is a great opportunity to get hands on experience for a career as a reporter or broadcast journalist. Hard work and commitment will be expected. NOTE: This is a Work Study position only.</p><p><strong>How To Apply:</strong> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:16:30 +0000 Tony Brown 18467 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan Radio Online News Internship http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-radio-online-news-internship-0 <p>Michigan Radio is looking for an online news intern to help produce and improve the content available on michiganradio.org. Interns will search for relevant news stories and help create daily posts for online news publication. They will work with interviews and content created by Michigan Radio reporters to write and format copy, add photos or videos, add links, build maps, create polls, and come up with other creative content that can improve story presentation.</p><p>Applicants should have strong interest and/or knowledge of online news and online news presentation. They should also have strong writing and communication skills and be self-motivated and dependable. Knowledge of multimedia software applications is a plus. The internship is unpaid and a 10-15 hour/week commitment during normal business hours is requested.</p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:52:36 +0000 Tony Brown 18217 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan Radio Interview Production Internship http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-radio-interview-production-internship-0 <p>Michigan Radio currently has an open internship position in our interview production unit. Responsibilities include generating interview topics, researching possible guests, conducting pre-interviews, locating background materials for the host and producers, and arranging interview times with guests and studios.</p><p>There may also be opportunities to participate in the technical set up in the studio, as well as with field recording and man-on-the-street interviews. The internship is unpaid and a 12 hour/week commitment during normal business hours is requested.</p><p>This is a great opportunity to get hands on experience for a career as a news producer or broadcast journalist. Hard work and commitment will be expected. Interest in a career in public broadcasting is a plus. If interested, please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to <a href="mailto:michigan.radio@umich.edu.">michigan.radio@umich.edu.</a></p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:47:30 +0000 Tony Brown 18216 at http://michiganradio.org Morning Edition Internship (Fall 2014) http://michiganradio.org/post/morning-edition-internship-fall-2014 <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Michigan Radio has an open internship position on our morning news shift during the Fall. Intern would assist our morning anchor during the morning broadcast shift. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Responsibilities include writing and re-writing news stories and weather forecasts; generating story ideas; preparing audio materials for broadcast; and booking, recording, and digitally editing interviews.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The internship is unpaid (though arrangements can be made for credit). </span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Work hours are </span>6a-10a<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mon-Fri</span></div><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 13:38:39 +0000 Tony Brown 17807 at http://michiganradio.org