Start Date: Immediate
Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Vincennes, Indiana
Station: WFML-FM, WVUB-FM, WVUT-TV
Contact Person: Human Resources
Contact Email: [email protected]
We are an
Equal Opportunity Employer
• At least 5 years of experience the broadcast journalism field • Must be able to effectively communicate with members of the public, staff and students
Bachelors or Associates Degree in Broadcasting or related field
Benefits: Candidate will be eligible for most benefits available to a full-time employee of Vincennes University. More information can be found by visiting the Benefits page of the VU website: http://vinu.edu/human-resources.
Vincennes University Broadcasting is seeking an energetic, organized and experienced broadcast journalist to join our multimedia newsroom as the Senior Reporter/Producer. This is a full-time professional staff position, with benefits, and a standard schedule of Monday through Friday 6am to 2:30pm, subject to change. This position reports to the News Director.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Write broadcast news stories for multiple platforms, including television, radio and web • Serve as morning radio news anchor for stations • Cover civic meetings and community events for the purpose of gathering news content • Have a strong understanding of the latest technology used in the newsroom, including best practices of social media • Record and edit audio for radio newscasts • Shoot and edit video when needed • Interview subjects for radio and television news • Mentor, manage and work well with students assigned to cover news • Create creative content and news for the stations’ websites • Create graphics for the TV newscast and websites • Have the ability to multi-task and deliver high-quality work under tight deadlines • Serve as spokesperson and representative of the stations in public • Assist in booking guests, as well as producing and hosting Vincennes PBS’s public affairs program First City Focus • Manage social media for the stations, including managing students posting on behalf of the stations • Help organize and participate in special station events and community functions • Any other duties assigned by News Director
Instructions to Apply:
HOW TO APPLY Interested applicants should submit a VU Application, cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Human Resources by email to [email protected] or mail to Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a criminal history background check. Vincennes University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.