WUNC Jobs

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

Full Time Positions

Politics Reporter
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC-FM

Cover politics in one of the nation's most purple swing states.

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC, the public radio station licensed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is hiring a Politics Reporter.

The Politics Reporter covers breaking and enterprise stories with in-depth features, quick turn-around spot news, and reporter debriefs. Additional duties may include substitute on-air hosting.

The Politics Reporter reports to the Managing Editor. The position is based in Raleigh.

A Bachelor's Degree and at least 2 years of journalism experience is required.

WUNC is headquartered in North Carolina's Triangle area (Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill). It's often rated among the top areas to live in the country. The ocean and mountains are each just a few hours away. North Carolina Public Radio serves more than 300,000 listeners weekly and was ranked Number 1 in the Raleigh Metro Market in January 2015. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Interested candidates must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/102985. Candidates should be prepared to attach a cover letter and current CV with links to work samples including on-air reporting and hosting (if available). The deadline to apply is August 12, 2016.

WUNC-FM and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Listener Services Specialist

WUNC is recruiting for a Listener Services Specialist. Duties include managing WUNC’s main phone line and volunteer management as needed. The position serves as first point of contact for on-site visitors and phone calls and must be able to independently answer or accurately route calls and visitors based on knowledge of WUNC, its programming, senior staff activities, departmental activities and general organizational structure. Position requires considerable work on the phone with donors regarding donation records, WUNC events and invitations, coordinating schedules, working on volume mail outs, etc. WUNC regularly reaches over 330,000 listeners weekly and this position serves a vital role in listener and donor relations.

Minimum Education & Experience:

High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Essential skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Essential skills and abilities include the ability to manage scheduling and calendaring, a high level of customer service and communication skills and experience in MS Office, particularly Word and Excel. The Listener Services Specialist must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in written form as well as verbal, particularly over the phone. S/he must be able to understand WUNC’s donor database and effectively communicate with donors about their accounts.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree is preferred and previous fundraising experience is beneficial. Being a listener is highly preferred as this position must be knowledgeable about WUNC’s on-air programming and be able to respond to donor inquiries and questions regarding historical and current broadcasts.

For complete job posting, and to apply for this position, please visit the online application system at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/103278

WUNC-FM and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Internships

News Administrative Intern
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC-FM

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC, the public radio station licensed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is hiring a News Administrative Intern.

The intern will provide administrative assistance to WUNC's news team. Includes greeting guests for The State of Things, maintaining databases, and assisting reporters. There may be some opportunities for producing or reporting depending on the station's needs and the intern's ability.

This position is a 20 hour per week temporary position at WUNC’s downtown Durham office. The salary range is $12-15 per hour.

High school diploma or equivalent required. Journalism and radio experience preferred.

Interested candidates must apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/103319. Candidates should be prepared to attach a cover letter and current CV. The deadline to apply for this fall’s internship is August 12, 2016.

WUNC-FM and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.