Radio Reporter/Multimedia Journalist

Posted by Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Jackson, MS
Posted: 2019-09-13

Description:

Are you a curious journalist who loves to tell compelling stories? If so, Mississippi Public Broadcasting is looking for you to join our award winning news team. We are seeking an experienced radio reporter/multimedia journalist to produce news stories, in-depth features and interviews on issues of local and regional interest. Candidates should be comfortable and competent with social media and reporting on multiple platforms. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with strong news judgment, who’s enterprising and capable of generating story ideas. This position is also responsible for producing long form, sound rich features for insertion into daily newscasts. The reporter may be asked to anchor newscasts, host programs and report for television. This position is classified as State Service, Exempt. EOE M-F

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A Master’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Radio/Television/Film or a related field; (AND) Two (2) years of experience in work related to the described duties;

(OR)

A Bachelors Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Radio/Television/Film or a related field; (AND) Three (3) years of experience in work related to the described duties;

(OR)

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma); (AND) Seven (7) years of experience in work related to the described duties;

(OR)

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), related education, and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

Note: Samples of work required when contacted for an interview.

Contact:

 Applicants may submit State of Mississippi applications to Mississippi Public Broadcasting,

Attn: Personnel, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211

 Applicants may submit applications online through the Mississippi State Personnel Board’s (www.mspb.ms.gov) website

 Applicants may email resumes to careers@mpbonline.org

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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