WUNC Jobs

  The following jobs and internships are currently available at WUNC. Information about applying is contained in the body of each listing:

Military/Veterans Reporter and Editor

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC, the public radio station licensed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is hiring a full-time reporter and a full time editor to cover military and veterans issues.

The positions are part of a joint project with KPCC in Los Angeles and KUOW in Seattle to expand public radio reporting on military and veterans issues. The project is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

The project will report on the military and veterans through well researched feature stories, quick turn-around spot news, interviews, reporter debriefs, and online postings. The reporter will be based in Fayetteville, home to Fort Bragg. The editor will be based in WUNC’s Durham newsroom and work with the reporters in Fayetteville, Los Angeles, and Seattle.  

The positions require a flexible schedule with occasional weekend work and occasional travel around the state or to the west coast. The positions also require participation in on-air fund drives and station promotional events.  They may require some substitute work for other news or talk programs.  

The ideal candidate(s) will have a familiarity with military issues and experience working in a public radio newsroom.  A Bachelors Degree and at least 3 years of journalism experience is required for the reporter position. A Bachelors Degree and at least 5 years of journalism experience is required for the editor position. Veterans strongly encouraged to apply.

WUNC is headquartered in central North Carolina.  It’s often rated among the top areas to live in the country.  The ocean and mountains are just a few hours away.  North Carolina Public Radio reaches more than 300,000 listeners weekly and in January of 2014 was ranked Number 1 in the Raleigh Metro Market.  Salary and benefits are competitive.

Candidates interested in the reporter position must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/50837.

Candidates interested in the editor position must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/50838.

Candidates should be prepared to attach a current CV, cover letter, a writing sample and/or radio sample (if available).  The positions are open until filled.  The first review of applications will begin on October 28, 2014.

WUNC-FM and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are equal opportunity employers that welcome all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Corporate Support Associate

WUNC Radio is seeking a Corporate Support Associate to join our Development team.  The Development staff is based in Chapel Hill within easy driving distance to Durham and Raleigh. WUNC-FM’s Development staff raises ninety-percent of the station’s operating budget.

This position serves as an entry level development associate for corporate support activities for a CPB-qualified, NPR-member public radio station, and reports to the Corporate Support Manager.  Duties include soliciting contributions from local businesses and organizations, handling trade accounts, working with advertising agencies, preparing presentations and creating client on-air announcements. 

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree and two years of media sales experience. Previous experience in the Public Radio field or familiarity and knowledge of NPR/WUNC preferred.  Candidates should be experienced with basic computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.  Knowledge of radio ratings data and qualitative software programs (Tapscan,Qualitap) as well as radio trafficking programs (Marketron, VT) and database software (ACT) a plus. 

Interested candidates must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/60761.  Candidates should be prepared to attach a current CV and cover letter.  The position is open until filled.  The first review of applications will begin on October 27, 2014.

WUNC-FM and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are equal opportunity employers that welcome all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.