WUNC Jobs

Broadcast Producer

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC, the public radio station licensed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is hiring three full-time producers to join the staff of its daily radio show The State of Things.  Successful candidates 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(s) 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 five-days a week.  A Bachelors Degree and at least three 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 positions are open until filled.  The first review of applications will begin on May 1, 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.


Youth Radio Mentors

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC is seeking Youth Radio Mentors to lead the 2014 Summer Youth Radio Institute.  The Youth Radio mentors will work under the direction of WUNC’s Program Director.

The Summer Youth Radio Institute is located at the WUNC Studios at American Tobacco in downtown Durham and is funded in part by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and through the contributions of WUNC listeners.

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/41567 no later than May 9, 2014.


Youth Radio Reporters

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC is seeking Youth Radio Reporters to participate in its 2014 Summer Youth Radio 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 Radio Institute is located at the WUNC Studios at American Tobacco in downtown Durham and is funded in part by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and through the contributions of WUNC listeners.

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/41568 no later than May 16, 2014.


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 broadcasting or media experience.  Candidates should also have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint computer software programs as well as the ability to learn software programs such as Tapscan, Qualitap, VT and ACT.  A familiarity with public broadcasting is a plus.

Interested candidates must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/41813.  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 May 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.