KGOU has the following professional full time openings:
KGOU Production Manager / Host
KGOU is looking for a creative Production Manager/Host to develop and produce original features and programs while furthering our public service media mission. As an NPR affiliate, KGOU has a strong tradition of local, state and regional news coverage with emphasis on great storytelling. The new Production Manager/Host will play a key role in shaping our on-air sound and producing innovative programming – think Radiolab and Snap Judgment.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an artistic vision for production of broadcast and digital news and entertainment content that inspires our audience. In addition, he or she must also possess strong organizational, technical and time management skills.
About half of this person’s time will be dedicated to on-air hosting during NPR’s weekday news magazine programs. The host must be engaging, with a conversational-yet-authoritative on-air sound, have sharp news instincts and effective storytelling ability.
The host will prepare and deliver timely news, weather and traffic segments each day, produce special programming and well-conceived audio features, conduct compelling interviews and be comfortable serving as emcee/station representative for public events.
The ideal candidate will have:
- BA degree in journalism, communications, political science or other appropriate field;
- Two years’ experience in broadcasting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
- Strong writing skills and knowledge of AP style;
- Excellent audio production skills;
- Effective time management, organizational and interpersonal skills.
The position will remain open until filled. Salary range is $15.87 to $17.31 per hour. The University of Oklahoma offers excellent fringe benefits. KGOU Radio at The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
StateImpact Oklahoma News Reporter
StateImpact Oklahoma seeks a curious, eager and enterprising reporter to join a team of journalists who investigate and explain how public policy affects people in Oklahoma.
You’ll produce ambitious journalism that holds government officials and powerful institutions accountable. You’ll file stories on radio, digital, visual and social media and do general assignment and breaking news coverage, as needed.
This is a three-year grant-funded position, with the expectation of continued funding.
StateImpact Oklahoma is an award-winning public service media collaboration of NPR member stations (KGOU, KOSU, KWGS and KCCU) with a weekly audience of almost 230,000 listeners and more than one million unique digital readers.
Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or Communications OR equivalent combined education and work experience AND 12 months of journalism experience are required. Also, the ideal candidate must be able to:
- Produce in-depth content on complex issues in multiple formats
- Maintain exceptional news judgment, ethical standards, and commitment to accuracy, fairness and analysis
- Represent StateImpact Oklahoma at public events and through social media
- Demonstrate familiarity with audio and visual editing and general office software
One year’s experience in public media and government, policy or political reporting is preferred.
Required applicant documents:
- Cover Letter
- Three work samples/clips/links
- Pitch/budget line for three StateImpact stories
- Short pitches for a radio feature, long-term project and innovative idea
The position is open until filled. The salary range is up to $36,000 per year, based on experience, with excellent fringe benefits. KGOU Radio at The University of Oklahoma is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
More information is available at http://kgou.org/jobs.The application is made online at https://jobs.ou.edu – search for requisition #172869, or use this direct link: StateImpact Oklahoma Reporter Job Posting
KGOU provides internship opportunities for students at the University of Oklahoma.
Thank you for your interest. KGOU supports equal employment opportunities and works against discrimination in employment. KGOU operates within the principles outlined in the University of Oklahoma’s Office of Equal Opportunity.
KGOU Radio at The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.