Employer PBS Wisconsin
Location Madison, WI | Remote
Type Full time
Apply by February 15, 2023
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Posted on January 12, 2023


PBS Wisconsin is hiring a full-time news reporter! This is a great opportunity for broadcast and multimedia story-tellers who love politics and policy. Reporting would focus on issues important to all of Wisconsin as we are a statewide network intent on geographic and cultural diversity in our coverage. Competitive salary, recognition of life-work integration and excellent benefits as part of UW-Madison. You’ll join a team of award-winning journalists at a station with state-of-the-art technology and production support.

Researches, prepares, and reports stories that are balanced, issue-oriented, and analytical for use in news and/or public affairs programs. Employs editorial judgement to select sources, conducts and records interviews, writes scripts, and may edit audio and/or video during the production of reporting assignments.
• 60% Contributes content including interviewing sources, writing stories/reports, and completing other necessary production tasks to create news/public affairs reports
• 10% Applies editorial judgment and maintains industry standards of journalistic ethics and excellence
• 15% Stays abreast of developments in assigned areas, maintains contacts on continued stories to ensure follow-up, and researches topic areas to provide in-depth reports
• 15% Collaborates with digital content teams on both long-term and short-term multimedia projects

Required Qualifications:
• Experience in broadcast and/or professional online video reporting or multimedia content creation. This includes
experience gained in school, such as internships or school media production.
• Detail-oriented with demonstrated excellent news writing skills, including sharp focus on accuracy, diversity of
voices/perspectives and understanding of journalistic ethics.
• Proven ability to work under deadline in both independent and collaborative settings.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Strong knowledge of Wisconsin current events and issues.
• Experience with reporting on-camera.
• Experience operating a video camera.
• Experience with non-linear video editing.
• Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite applications.

Click here for the full job description and apply online.

Applicants earning a degree in Spring of 2023 qualify.

Application Deadline—February 15, 2023.