Jobs at Michigan Radio

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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

91.7 FM Ann Arbor/Detroit, 104.1 FM Grand Rapids, and 91.1 FM Flint: Michigan Radio is looking for organizations that regularly distribute information about employment opportunities to job applicants or have job applicants to refer. If your organization would like to receive notification of job vacancies at our stations, please notify:

Cindy Payne
Michigan Radio
535 W. William St
Suite 110
Ann Arbor MI 48103-4943
michigan.radio@umich.edu
(734) 764-9210

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Below is a list of positions currently open at Michigan Public Media.

Jobs at Michigan Radio
10:27 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Michigan Radio is seeking a Senior producer/editor

Job Summary:
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.

  • Generating and developing ideas for compelling essay
  • Soliciting and recruiting occasional and regular contributors from diverse walks of life
  • Editing essays to conversational web friendly style
  • Handle digital presentation of essays
  • Produce, schedule and edit on-air interview based on essay with contributor
  • Recording interviews with an ear to assuring proper content is obtained
  • Promote essays and on-air segments in social media
  • Other duties as assigned

The Senior Producer/Editor must be self-motivated, very well organized and have experience in broadcast production and text or print journalism.

Required Qualifications:
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.   Familiarity with Audition, Newsboss, and NPR Digital Services Core Publisher a plus.

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Jobs at Michigan Radio
10:16 am
Tue July 22, 2014

State of Opportunity Production Assistant (Work Study)

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.

The internship is paid $10 per hour and is a 20 hour/week commitment during normal business hours.

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.

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.

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Jobs at Michigan Radio
9:52 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Michigan Radio Online News Internship

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.

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.

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Jobs at Michigan Radio
9:47 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Michigan Radio Interview Production Internship

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.

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.

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 michigan.radio@umich.edu.

Jobs at Michigan Radio
9:38 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Morning Edition Internship (Fall 2014)

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.  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. The internship is unpaid (though arrangements can be made for credit).  Work hours are 6a-10a Mon-Fri

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