WUNC Jobs

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

Broadcast Producer

North Carolina Public Radio WUNC-FM, Chapel Hill

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC, the public radio station licensed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is hiring a full-time producer to join the staff of its daily radio show The State of Things.  Successful candidate will help WUNC produce this daily public radio program that puts the news of the day in context with the North Carolina experience.

The Broadcast Producer will develop, pitch and research segment topics, pre-interview and book guests, write scripts and create original content for the web and social media.  S/he will stay on top of the news and have the ability to hear stories and topics that can be successfully explored on the radio through interviews and conversation.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a public radio news room.  S/he will also be adept at working collaboratively to support the host’s effort to produce essential radio 5-days a week.  A Bachelors Degree and at least 3 years of broadcast journalism experience is required.

WUNC is headquartered in the Triangle area (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) of 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.

Interested candidates must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/40476.  Candidates should be prepared to attach a current CV, cover letter, a writing sample and/or radio sample (if available).  The position is open until filled.

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.


Fall Intern - The State of Things

The State of Things, WUNC's live midday program, is accepting applications for an unpaid fall internship. 

The intern works directly with producers and Host Frank Stasio to bring the issues, personalities and places of North Carolina to our listeners.

Responsibilities include: 

  • generating and pitching segment ideas
  • writing digital content
  • assisting with daily live show production
  • managing social media components for the show

The ideal candidate is a hard-working, creative individual who thrives under pressure. Prior radio experience is helpful but not required. We are looking for smart, self-starters that enjoy working as part of a team. 

The State of Things broadcasts daily from the American Tobacco Historic District campus in Durham. Hours are flexible but preference is given to applicants who can commit to two or three full days per week.

E-mail resumes and a short cover letter to: sot@wunc.org with "Summer Intern" in the subject line. Deadline is August 10th at 5pm. No phone calls please.