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Job opening at KGNU
 
KGNU is seeking a half-time Associate News & Public Affairs Director

Required: demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with people in groups and one-to-one; at least two years general experience in news production and on-air hosting; demonstrated leadership and experience in managing and coordination; a good grasp of local, state, national and international politics and issues; a strong commitment to KGNU's mission.

Desired: familiarity with KGNUs programming and policies; experience in production and hosting of the KGNU Morning Magazine; familiarity and facility in on-air pitching during fund drives; teaching experience, preferably in radio news production; working knowledge of internet-based audio distribution technologies.

Duties: Producing and hosting KGNU Morning News Magazine with volunteers; training, coordinating and scheduling volunteers for various news and public affairs programs; development of news volunteers and programming at KGNUs Denver studio; administrative responsibilities of News & Public Affairs department; cooperating with other paid staff in a team setting; attending staff and committee meetings at Station Managers request; on-air pitching and premium coordination during membership drives. All these duties performed in collaboration with the Interim News and Public Affairs Director.

NOTE: This is a 15-month half-time contract position beginning April 16, 2007, and ending June 30, 2008, with a possible two-month extension through August, 2008.

Salary is $1625 per month. Health benefits negotiable.

Submit letter of application, resume detailing experience in required and desired elements, and CD of one short produced feature (3 min or less) and recent on-air announcing (2 min or less) to News Director Sam Fuqua, KGNU, 4700 Walnut St., Boulder CO 80301. Please DO NOT submit your application by e-mail. KGNU is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: 5:00 pm MDT on Friday, March 23, 2007.
 

 

Created:03/08/07, Modified:03/08/07, expires:03/23/07, priority:9