Second Century News Fellow

Employer Wisconsin Public Radio
Location Milwaukee, WI
Type Full time
Apply by March 12, 2021
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Posted on February 19, 2021


The Second Century Fellowship is designed for a recent graduate or early career reporter and is meant to prepare journalists of color, and those from other groups underrepresented in the media industry, for a successful career in news. This individual will be a general assignment reporter responsible for producing newscast-length stories and, occasionally, feature-length material. The fellow will also contribute to WPR’s online news efforts. Regular and concentrated coaching on writing, editing, voicing and other aspects of radio news reporting is an important developmental element of this fellowship. This position is based in Milwaukee and reports to the Assistant News Director. This position will operate remotely at present but will eventually be expected to report to the office.

– Previous broadcast news internship or at least one year of relevant professional experience (experience in educational and student media is acceptable)
– Demonstrated ability to generate news story ideas
– Some experience producing or re-purposing news material for the web
– Some experience voicing stories
– Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
– Demonstrated ability to operate radio production equipment

– Previous public radio experience