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KHNS Public Radio seeks a reporter

October 27, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

KHNS Public Radio seeks an energetic and committed news reporter. This is a full time (40 hours a week) position. The news reporter serves under the direct supervision of the General Manager and is responsible for news broadcasts and assisting in overall news production. News reporters help coach the morning news host.

 Position Summary:

  • Research, write and produce news and feature stories;
  • Host live and pre-recorded news broadcasts, breaking news and special news coverage
  • Assist in maintaining lively social media and website presence with news content
  • Maintain news archives and story files, audio and field equipment
  • Assist in fund drives as needed
  • Work with interns and volunteers
  • Coverage of government, school board and other public interest meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by Senior Reporter and/or Manager

Required Qualifications:

  • Reporting experience – Demonstrated skills in researching, reporting, news writing, interviewing and story production
  • Commitment to independent media with knowledge of the legal and ethical aspects of news reporting
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively alone and in collaboration with a variety of people, both in groups and one-to-one. Enjoys working in small office environment
  • Proven ability in organization and time management
  • Ability to work flexible schedule, including early mornings
  • Enjoys and is comfortable engaging with the public

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Alaska and local and regional issues and interests
  • Experience with social media and preparing news for website
  • Strong on-air presence and audio production experience
  • Experience with live hosting, news broadcasting and talk or call-in show production

Email resume, letter of interest, references and three work samples (including at least one audio sample) to with “Reporter search” in subject line. No phone calls, please.

Wages: DOE, minimum starting $40,000 with ability to rise quickly.

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