Public Radio Fellowship

About the position

New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) is seeking recent graduates who aspire to a career in public media for a ten month fellowship.  The fellow will work on our daily public affairs program, The Exchange, gaining hands-on experience in all aspects of talk show production.

 

Working alongside experienced producers and journalists, the fellow will learn about writing for radio, and will sharpen reporting, research, and interviewing skills. He or she will learn to pitch show ideas, conduct research, pre-interview guests, edit and produce audio pieces for broadcast, write promos, and screen calls. The fellow will also work closely with the Host and Senior Producer to help shape on-air conversations. He or she may contribute to the program’s digital content and help choose newscast items. By the end of the fellowship, he or she will have independently produced several shows.

 

This is a part-time position (32 hours per week) reporting to the Senior Producer.  Fellows receive a stipend of $20,000 plus benefits, including health insurance and paid vacation and holidays. 

 

About the station

NHPR is New Hampshire's independent and trusted source for news and information, and the state's largest radio news service.  Based in Concord, the state's capital and political hub, NHPR's newsroom, digital team, and original programs consistently earn national recognition for their in-depth reporting and production. NHPR is the winner of the 2015, 2017, and 2018 national Edward R. Murrow Award for overall excellence.

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate aspires to a career in public media and has excellent writing skills, news judgment, and the ability to juggle many duties; some experience in journalism with interviewing and reporting skills; experience in digital and social media; and a strong interest in politics and public policy.  Previous public media experience is not required. The fellowship is open to applicants who completed their undergraduate or graduate degrees within the past three years. 

 

Application Process

Please submit:

  • A cover letter that explains your interest in public media
  • Your résumé
  • Two examples of your work, such as a writing sample (of 1,000 words or less); excerpt from a video or radio production; or other creative work. 

 

Please apply on the job opportunities page of our website, NHPR.org or through this link: https://nhpr.applicantpro.com/jobs/1227537.html

 

 

New Hampshire Public Radio believes that diversity is important to our success. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.