Associate Producer

Location
New York
Posted
Mar 20, 2013
Closes
Apr 19, 2013
Contact
Annette Heist
Duration
Full Time
Qualifications:
-Journalism education with a strong science background
-2-3 years proven journalism experience covering science/ health/ technology; radio production experience preferred
-Ability to write quickly, creatively, and accurately on deadline
-Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
-Self-starter who can work independently and create self-directed goals and timelines
-Audio editing experience preferred
-Knowledge of Wordpress or similar CMS software preferred

We offer:
-A challenging environment, the opportunity to work with friendly people and learn new skills in radio production.
-Competitive, full time position with health and 401k benefits.

This position is based in New York City. We do provide occasional flexibility to work from home after successful completion of a three month review. Some overnight travel will be required (less than 15 nights per year).

Visit our web site, www.sciencefriday.com to learn more about the show.



To apply please send a resume and a cover letter describing why this sounds like the right job for you to JobP502@sciencefriday.com. Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to send work samples, story pitches, and will be required to take a writing test.

This is an immediate vacancy. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls please.