KUNM Seeks Applications For On Call Reporters

Aug 4, 2017

KUNM is looking for skilled journalists and broadcast professionals for our bench of on call reporters who fill in as local anchors of NPR's All Things Considered and Morning Edition and/or occasionally produce and host our weekly one-hour live call in show. 

Applicants must apply online to the UNMJobs website. Applications through third-party websites will not be considered. For further information or assistance with the UNMJobs website please call (505) 277-6947. 

Reporter (On Call): KUNM, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Position Summary: KUNM is looking for skilled journalists and broadcast professionals to fill our bench of on call reporters to fill in as anchors of our drive-time NPR magazine shows (All Things Considered and Morning Edition) and to occasionally produce and host our weekly one-hour live call in show. 

Anchor/hosts will produce newscasts and web content, engineer our local NPR broadcasts and provide on-air continuity breaks including playing scheduled materials and providing weather information. 

Call in show producers will pitch show topics, research and book guests, write scripts and web content, and host live shows. 

See the Position Description for additional information. This is a non-benefits eligible position. 

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 in local journalism.

Experience hosting NPR magazine programs.

Experience in live broadcast public media.

Strong verbal skills.

Application Instructions: To be considered, applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and links or files for 3 writing, video and/or audio samples. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

About the station: KUNM is a diverse, multicultural station serving over 100 communities across central and northern New Mexico. We have more than 20 professional staff members and we work with more than 120 student and community volunteer programmers. We reach about 100,000 listeners a week in a service area of 1.1 million people.

KUNM is a department of the University of New Mexico and is an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to one's race, ethnicity, age, national origin, faith, sex or disability. We recognize and respect diversity. We value the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace.