Morning Edition Producer/Broadcast News Specialist
Posted On: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Deadline: Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Position Type: Civil Service
Department: Northern Public Radio
Contact: Human Resource Services | 815-753-6000
The successful applicant will join our award-winning newsroom to help our nationally recognized Morning Edition host produce local portions of this popular NPR program and create feature and spot news stories and photographs for broadcast and digital presentation to the northern Illinois region.
The work day for this position begins at 3:40 a.m.
Starting Salary: $1293.50/semi-monthly plus benefits (Click here for employment benefit information).
1. Any one or any combination of the following types of preparation:
(a) credit for college course work leading to a major in journalism, communications, or a closely related field
(b) credit for college course work leading to a major in field other than those described in “a” above
(c) full-time professional work experience in broadcast journalism that totals 1.0 unit according to the following conversion rates: 120 semester hours (or Bachelor s degree) of “a” = 1.0 unit 120 semester hours (or Bachelor’s degree) of “b” = 0.67 unit maximum* 3 years of “c” = 1.0 unit
2. Two years of full-time professional work experience in broadcast journalism in addition to the training/experience required in #1 above
NOTE: Part-time employment is calculated to a full-time equivalent.
This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment criminal background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.
89.5 WNIJ is seeking a Producer/Reporter (Broadcast News Specialist). Requirements include excellent news judgment as well as quality writing, editing and audio production skills (must provide samples) to communicate with on-air and on-line audiences.
(Click here for employment application). Applications containing employment information from your first job through your current position, a detailed resume (that includes your e-mail address), a CD or .mp file containing audio production samples, three writing samples and a copy of your college/university transcripts and/or DD214 if applicable, must be received in Human Resource Services by 4:30 p.m. on 12/1/15. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Current NIU employees need to complete a "Civil Service Request to Test" form (click here) and submit it along with the above noted documents to Human Resource Services by 4:30 p.m. on 12/1/15.
NOTE: ANY APPLICANT WHO FAILS TO SUBMIT A DETAILED RESUME OF EXPERIENCE AND THE REQUIRED SAMPLES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: If you have previously submitted a Civil Service application and wish to apply for this position, please phone 815-753-6000, otherwise, completed applications and supporting documents should be mailed or delivered to Human Resource Services at 1515 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115 or faxed to 815-753-2335. Please note that for security purposes, applications, Civil Service Request to Test forms and supporting documents that are e-mailed are not accepted at this time.
All qualified candidates will be scheduled to take a State Universities Civil Service Examination. At the time of testing, you will be required to present a photo ID.
Northern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution