Position Number: 995793
Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Kent Campus
Home Org/Dept: WKSU Radio - Kent Campus 
To gather, produce, report and/or anchor local programming inserts during national and/or local programming. Reports to Assistant Director, Programming and Operations (News and Public Affairs).
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Investigate and gather information and news for radio and web broadcast; conduct interviews on location, in person, remotely.Write, edit and prioritize news items.Record and produce taped news segments."Voice" news or special event segments, live or taped.Respond to listener inquiries.AND/ORAnchor local programming inserts during national and local programming; announce local news, weather, service announcements, and underwriting credits; plan and organize program elements to ensure continuity.Review, edit and prioritize wire copy (e.g., Associated Press, National Public Radio Business Wire, etc.) and locally produced copy and taped material prior to broadcast.Record and produce taped news segments for broadcast.Research, schedule, conduct, and produce live and taped interviews for use as inserts in national and local programming. May be assigned as Producer for all or part of special projects, e.g. grant funded series, election coverage.May supervise students and/or provide functional guidance of support staff or other employees who work on a project or assignment on a temporary or intermittent basis.Perform related duties as assigned.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or relevant field or one year of additional experience may be substituted for each year of the education requirement; two to three years of news reporting experience. Must possess broadcast-quality voice.
Personal computer applications *
Interviewing techniques; written and interpersonal communication *Speech, journalism, and interpersonal communication *
Learn audio production and broadcast tools *
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Non-traditional work hours to include nights/weekends.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Advertised: November 1, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: November 30, 2018 Eastern Standard Time
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