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KUNM News Is Hiring Reporter/News Anchors!

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KUNM at the University of New Mexico is hiring Reporters to be local hosts/anchors for NPR magazine programs like All Things Considered and Morning Edition. Come join our award winning news team!

We are hiring for multiple on-call Reporter/News Anchor positions. Applicants must submit their application materials via the UNMJobs website. Applications to other third party job sites will not be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Anchor KUNM's broadcast of NPR news magazine shows Monday - Friday
  • Morning Edition hours 4:45a - 8:45a
  • All Things Considered hours 3:00p - 7:00p
  • Produce local newscast segments using KUNM original content, Associated Press wire content, and content from other news outlets
  • Produce program breaks including forward promotes, weather segments and station identification elements
  • Fund raise for KUNM during our on-air fundraisers
  • Produce online news content for KUNM.org
  • File KUNM newscasts with the NPROne
  • Engage with KUNM's audience using online content and social media
  • Engineer and anchor live special coverage and live breaking news coverage when assigned

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience hosting NPR magazine programs
  • Experience in local journalism
  • Experience in broadcast public media
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Familiarity with New Mexico places and names

Benefits: The on call Reporter position is not eligible for benefits.