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

Full-Time Positions

Daily News Editor

North Carolina Public Radio WUNC is hiring a Daily News Editor. This is a new position.

The Daily News Editor supervises and manages WUNC’s team of daily news reporters and producers. S/he assigns and edits daily news stories. S/he also reports daily news stories as needed. These include interviews, spots, quick-turn features, and digital stories.

The Daily News Editor is part of the news leadership team and reports to the News Director. S/he will also be called in to assist in managing breaking news coverage.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a public media news room.  A Bachelor’s Degree and at least 5 years of journalism experience is required. A Master’s Degree and two years of management and supervisory experience is preferred.

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 serves more than 375,000 listeners weekly and was ranked Number 1 in the Raleigh Metro Market for adults 25+ in 2018. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Interested candidates must apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/156647  Candidates should be prepared to attach a current CV, cover letter, and links to their journalism.  The deadline to apply is March 25, 2019.

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.


Fletcher Fellowship for Education Policy Reporting

North Carolina Public Radio, WUNC-FM seeks a full-time reporter to cover education policy. This is a two-year fellowship in partnership with UNC’s School of Media and Journalism.

The Fletcher Fellow will report quick turn-around spot news, interviews, reporter debriefs, and well researched feature reports. The position will have a concentration on informing the North Carolina community on statewide PreK-12 education policy issues. The position will work out of WUNC’s Legislative Bureau in Raleigh when the State Legislature is in session.

The Fletcher Fellow will be supervised by WUNC’s Feature News Editor. S/he will have a close relationship with faculty advisors in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism, one of the most highly regarded schools of journalism in the United States.

A Master’s Degree from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism or a Bachelor’s Degree with one year relevant experience is required. Based on funder requirements, please note this fellowship is restricted to UNC Chapel-Hill journalism alumni. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a public media news room.

Interested candidates must apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/156665

Candidates should be prepared to attach a current CV, cover letter, and links to audio samples (if available).  The deadline to apply is March 25, 2019.

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.


Development Associate

The Development Associate assists the General Manager (Department Director) and development department. She/He will be responsible for coordinating station events, communications with high profile donors and community leaders, maintenance of schedule for Department Director, making entries in the donor database, printing and distributing database report s, document maintenance, and other organizational tasks.

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Temporary Positions

WUNC Youth Reporter

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC is seeking Youth Reporters to participate in its 2019 Summer Youth Reporting Institute. Youth 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 Durham. The Summer Youth Reporting Institute runs June – August 2019.  These positions are designed to be filled by persons who are currently enrolled in local high schools or recent graduates.   Click for more details and application.

Part-Time Positions
There are no part-time openings at this time.

Internships

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC 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.

This position is a 20 hour per week temporary position at WUNC’s downtown Durham office. The salary range is $14-17 per hour. The position is expected to start on or around May 13, 2019 and last for three months. The work schedule is 9 A.M. to 1 P.M. Monday-Friday.

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

Click here for more information and to apply. Candidates should be prepared to attach a cover letter and current CV.  The deadline to apply is March 29, 2019.