News Bureau Chief - 509796

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News Bureau Chief - 509796

Apply nowJob no: 509796
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Other

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 34424.04 Midpoint - $ 50252.76

Department/Organization: 207253 - WUAL

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 5:00am to 2:00pm

Job Summary: The News Bureau Chief gathers, writes, produces and reports news and features for air on Alabama Public Radio and Alabama Public Television. The Bureau Chief covers stories of statewide interest within a specific city/area. Position may supervise other staff.

Additional Department Summary: This Radio News Bureau Chief gathers, writes, produces and reports news and features
for air on Alabama Public Radio. This position hosts “Morning Edition,” APR’s most listened to news program. The position will also be responsible for supervising and recruiting Alabama Public Radio’s freelance journalists and manages the freelance production budget.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree two (2) years of experience in television and/or radio news gathering, writing and reporting.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Prompt arrival at 5:00 a.m. or alerting the supervisor of inability to do shift is essential.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 13 Sep 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 13 Oct 2019 Central Daylight Time

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