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WITF seeks an education reporter

September 8, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Are you a journalist who enjoys reporting on topics that directly affect your community? WITF is looking for an engaging individual to join our team and provide written and on-air coverage of the developing cultural battleground over what students are taught in K-12 schools.

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • As a member of WITF’s regional newsroom, your reporting will focus on community engagement and work to improve the level of conversation around educational policy and their impact on teachers, students, and communities.
  • Candidates should have at least five years of experience as a journalist with experience reporting on-air.
  • WITF believes that community engagement is key to effective journalism.
  • You should be driven to be out in the communities we cover, talking with our neighbors.
  • If you’re outgoing and believe in strong community-focused journalism, this could be the job for you.

Founded in 1964, WITF is Central Pa.’s public media affiliate broadcasting PBS, NPR, and original programming on television and radio. WITF was founded to be an educational resource to our community, and we continue to do so by providing trusted journalism, thoughtful discussion, and educational experiences through our media and community outreach. We offer full time staff medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and a generous time off package on day one. WITF is an EOE and strives to have a staff that mirrors the community we serve. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. If you are an outgoing person who loves connecting with community-minded people, apply today!

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