University of Washington, Bothell
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This is a TEMPORARY, PART-TIME position. It begins Upon Hire and is expected to run through November of 2018.
The University of Washington (UW)
is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
, licensed to the University of Washington, is the Puget Sound Region’s NPR-affiliated public radio service delivering local, regional, national and international news, information and cultural programming. With an audience of over one million users each month, KUOW’s mission is to create and serve an informed public—one challenged and invigorated by an understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures.
KUOW strives to be the finest possible provider of news—both from within our region and beyond. To help in this mission, KUOW has an outstanding opportunity for a Temporary
Produces local news segments for broadcast in KUOW daily public affairs show and news magazines.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Tracks news, researches topics and pitches segment ideas based on KUOW editorial
- Pre-interviews and books guests, provides hosts with background research.
- Writes host introductions and interview questions.
- First-responder in breaking news situations that may require evening and weekend
- Gathers sound, conducts interviews in the field as assigned.
- Directs or call-screens live program segments as assigned.
- Interacts with audience via social media platforms including Twitter and
- May develop, write online posts and broadcast spots of program content.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Position reports to the Managing Producer.
- Bachelor's degree and three years of professional broadcast journalism
experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for
- Background in talk programming, call screening and radio production.
- Excellent written and verbal skills, ability to write and produce effectively
- Demonstrated high productivity and knowledge of professional broadcast and
journalistic standards and practices.
- Knowledge of current events and Northwest issues.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, ability to professionally
represent the station.
- Familiarity with and appreciation of public radio programming.
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your My Jobs page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire.
The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability
, and committed to becoming climate neutral.
The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or email@example.com
A regional, metropolitan university With more than 5,000 students and 45 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, the University of Washington Bothell is the fastest-growing four-year public university in the state of Washington. For more than 25 years, UW Bothell has fulfilled its mandate to provide access and opportunity to students from North King and Snohomish counties and across the state of Washington. UW Bothell: A national reputation For two years in a row (2014-15), the University of Washington Bothell has been ranked No. 1 in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest, according to Money magazine. In 2015, Money ranked UW Bothell No. 36 in its overall list of best colleges. Read the Money magazine story. Washington Monthly ranked UW Bothell no. 13 in the nation in the “best bang for the buck” category. UW Bothell is gaining a national reputation for its STEM program. Money magazine has listed UW Bothell third on its national list of “25 great, accessible colleges for aspiring scientists and engineers”