Fletcher Fellowship for Education Policy Reporting

Chapel Hill
Apr 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: WUNC-FM - 259000

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0002463

Position Summary: This is a grant funded post-graduate fellowship for a student from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism. The position is responsible for reporting including quick turn-around spot news, interviews, reporter debriefs, and well researched feature reports. The position will have a concentration on statewide PreK-12 education policy reporting. The position will work out of WUNC's Legislative Bureau when the State Legislature is in session. The Fletcher Fellow will have a close relationship with faculty advisor(s) in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism. This is a two year appointment.

Application Deadline: 05/01/2017

Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree required, master's preferred.

Qualification and Experience: Master's Degree from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism or Bachelor's Degree from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism with one year of relevant experience. Experience being edited in a collaborative news room Exceptional written and oral communication skills Considerable knowledge of radio broadcasting equipment, including digital editing, broadcast operating boards, phone screening systems and portable recording devices A familiarity with North Carolina and education policy issues is strongly preferred Excellent on-air delivery Demonstrated ability to plan and meet deadlines, working with materials from a variety of sources and collaborators Creativity and initiative Ability to interact effectively with colleagues

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Nora Casper, Finance Director

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: ncasper@wunc.org

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