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Company: WMFE
Position:
Seeking Experienced, Professional & Creative News Director
Location:
Florida
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 22, 2013
Job ID: 1470214

Description:

WMFE-FM in Orlando is seeking an experienced, professional, and creative News Director with an established record of excellence. The News Director will manage and lead a talented staff in planning, producing and presenting the news.

WMFE covers a seven-county area of Central Florida in the influential “I-4 Corridor.”  The region has beautiful beaches, lakes and springs, an energetic downtown in Orlando, charming small towns, plentiful cultural offerings, great restaurants and shopping … and of course world-class theme parks and attractions.

The Candidate will serve as backup host for all news programs.  Responsibilities include writing and delivering local newscasts, introducing local features, and hosting all other local breaks during Morning Edition and All Things Considered as needed.  The Candidate will run the board and perform all production duties for the shift.  

 The News Director contributes content on a regular basis and is part of the news team. The Candidate will also use social media to keep the online audience up to date on news items, and provide blog posts and online content forWMFE.ORG.

 Applicants should have at least five years full-time experience in electronic journalism or newsroom management. On-air hosting as well as a four-year degree in Radio/Television journalism or related fields, or equivalent work experience required. Public radio experience is preferred. This is not an entry level position.

For complete job description(s), see http://www.wmfe.org/jobs. Send cover letter specifying the position for which you are applying, resume, and audio samples of your hosting, live reporting and long-form reporting work to one of the following: e-mail: jobs@wmfe.org; or Mailing Address: Human Resources, WMFE, 11510 E Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32817. For full consideration, applications must be received by March 1, 2013. EOE & DFW.

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