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

Development Associate

North Carolina Public Radio/WUNC is the public broadcast service of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. WUNC is a NPR (National Public Radio) member station, serving North Carolinians from Greensboro to the Outer Banks. WUNC reaches over 300,000 listeners weekly, and consistently ranks among the top public radio stations in the country. We have a strong and loyal donor base; our funding is derived primarily from listener contributions and corporate underwriting.

The Development Associate serves primarily as assistant to the General Manager and the development department.  S/he will be responsible for coordinating station events, communications with high profile donors and community leaders, maintenance of schedule for the General Manager, making entries in the donor database and printing and distributing database reports, document maintenance and other organizational tasks.

Essential skills and abilities include the ability to manage complex scheduling and calendaring, a high level of customer service and communication skills and experience in MS Office, particularly Word and Excel.  The Development Associate must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in written form as well as verbal, as s/he will be making contact with major donors and community advisory board members.  S/he must be an independent thinker and resolve issues without supervision.  The Development Associate must integrate his/her understanding of WUNC’s donor database software, schedule software as well as Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  A Bachelor’s degree, at least 5 years of administrative support experience and an understanding and appreciation of WUNC’s mission are preferred.

Interested candidates must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/72063.

Candidates should be prepared to attach a current CV and cover letter.  The application deadline for this position is May 15, 2015.

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.

Youth Radio Reporters

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC is seeking Youth Radio Reporters to participate in its 2015 Summer Youth Reporting Institute.  Youth Radio Reporters will be asked to pitch, report, write and produce radio news stories on assignment for possible broadcast on North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC.  This is a unique opportunity for young people to tell stories about their community in their own voice.  The Summer Youth Reporting Institute is located at the WUNC Studios at American Tobacco in downtown.

These positions are designed to be filled by persons who are currently enrolled in local high schools or recent graduates.  Successful applicants are good listeners, writers and verbal communicators.  Youth Radio Reporters will also work with digital audio recording equipment, audio editing software and basic office computer programs.  Applicants with all levels of experience will be considered.  Applications must be submitted online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/72325 no later than May 15, 2015.

Youth Radio Mentors

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC is seeking Youth Radio Mentors to lead the 2015 Summer Youth Reporting Institute.  The Youth Radio mentors will work under the direction of WUNC’s Program Director.  The Summer Youth Reporting Institute is located at the WUNC Studios at American Tobacco in downtown Durham.

The successful candidate will be skilled in the basics of producing compelling radio; have experience leading youth; and are capable of being good collaborators.  Applications must be submitted online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/71993 no later than April 24, 2015.


The State of Things, WUNC's live midday program, employs summer interns as well as interns during the spring and fall semesters.  The period for summer internship applications has closed.  Additional information and application information for fall 2015 semester will be available here in July.