Associate Producer, With Good Reason

Charlottesville, VA
Aug 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Associate Producer, With Good Reason

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-28-2017

Posting Summary:
Associate Producer, With Good Reason, assists in the creation of a weekly, statewide public radio program produced by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. The associate producer assists the Host/Producer of With Good Reason producing radio and maintaining a partnership with various stakeholders including the Virginia Higher Education Broadcasting Consortium.

Principal responsibilities of this position include acting in support of the Host/Producer by researching, planning, and ensuring the appeal and production values of a weekly hour-long radio program that is broadcast on public radio stations throughout Virginia, that reaches into neighboring states, and that is available by podcast via the web. Additional responsibilities include the periodic preparation of frequent companion news features, WGR e-newsletters, posting shows, and administrative responsibilities that accompany production.

We are currently seeking an associate producer to work 4-5 days a week (full benefits). Starting Salary: $44,000-$47,500 annual salary/ 5 days a week. This position is for a term of one year, with a potential for an extension, dependent on availability of funding.

VFH offers the dynamic work environment and a wide array of programming: the Virginia Festival of the Book, the "BackStory" podcast, the online Encyclopedia Virginia, international Fellowships, and other programs.

The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities is affiliated with the University of Virginia, an equal opportunity employer. Apply through Jobs@UVa with cover letter, resume, portfolio of audio clips, and three recommendations.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Research skills in the humanities and excellent writing and organizational skills are a must. An active, working knowledge of social media platforms and web publishing is required. Other requirements include the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with others in a deadline-driven environment. Creativity and curiosity are vital attributes for this position.

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