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Reporter Producer Health + Science Desk
This temporary, fulltime position is responsible for reporting on health and science related topics. The Health and Science Desk reporter should be an engaging story teller with strong reporting and writing abilities and two to three years of journalism experience, preferably in radio. This position requires cross-platform experience. The reporter must be comfortable producing content for radio, television, and the web, be able to produce high quality photographs to supplement their stories, and have knowledge of audio editing software. Reporters must be able to work flexible hours and have a valid driver's license and access to transportation as they are required to be on location at a story with little notice. The position demands a high level of creativity in attaining hard to get sources, and it is critical that the reporter is able to display good judgment in properly assessing the newsworthiness of their subject as well as its appeal to the reader. The position requires the ability to work effectively in a deadline driven environment. This is a yearlong temporary position (May 2013- May 2014) that carries no guarantee of future employment. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and be prepared to submit at least two related writing samples if needed. 4/10/13
How to Apply
About 160 men and women bring to life the programs, content and services our region has come to know and value as part of their daily lives. Consider becoming a member of this dynamic workforce and submit your application today!
To apply, please use the online application links above or mail your resume to:
150 N. Sixth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Only resumes responding to an available position will be accepted. WHYY is an equal-opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.