Job Opportunities

Part-time Broadcaster

KUNR is looking for a broadcaster for part-time on-air hosting and automation work. Broadcasters are responsible for producing live local newscasts, underwriting breaks, and automating additional programs. On-air shifts will vary as needed for fill-in work as well as weekend shifts.

Required Experience:

  • Live on-air hosting
  • Audio editing (Adobe Audition, Hindenburg, Pro tools, etc.)
  • Automation software (AudioVault, Enco, WideOrbit, etc.)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with public radio style of broadcasting
  • Background in journalism/news
  • Proficiency with grammatical rules and AP style

Please send a resume, cover letter and audio samples of past work to feedback@kunr.org

Summer/Fall 2018 Internships:

KUNR Photo & Video Student Worker/Intern 

Reno Public Radio (KUNR 88.7 FM) is looking for a student worker or intern to produce photos and video projects for social media content, digital storytelling, and work to grow KUNR’s stock photography file. This position will work with the Membership and Digital Services Coordinator to plan and execute stock photo shoots in and around Reno/Tahoe, produce high-quality videos for marketing and news purposes, and work with the digital team to build out multimedia stories. This position is for a highly qualified student who excels in photography and videography.

This position will take place during the spring, summer, or fall, and hours will range from 10 to 15 per week depending on applicant availability. Applicants need access to a car for traveling to various events.

KUNR is a robust, but small, news organization, so our interns get a lot of hands-on training, mentoring, and the opportunity to make a real difference in our local coverage.

Desired Skills:

  • Be familiar with the style and mission of NPR and KUNR programming.
  • Be a strong storyteller with some media experience.
  • Have a strong proficiency with these skills: photography and videography
  • Be proficient with grammatical rules and AP style.
  • Be able to learn quickly and meet tight deadlines.
  • Be proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite including, but not limited to: Photoshop, Premiere, and Illustrator.
  • Be proficient with Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Also, be familiar with using these platforms at an organizational level.
  • Have experience with stock photography and video projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Membership and Digital Services Coordinator to develop and execute stock photography assignments.
  • Create original content (photo and video) for social media and generate interest for our organization through those channels.
  • Work with reporters to create visual media (photo series and video projects) for existing audio stories.
  • Create visual marketing content to drive online engagement and promote the station.
  • Execute tasks assigned by Digital Services Coordinator or News Director.
  • Uphold KUNR’s best practices for social media and web posting.
  • Handle any other duties and assignments that come up as needed.

Please send an email of interest to Michelle Matus at matus@kunr.org with “KUNR Photo & Video Position” in the subject line. Attach your resume, list of references, cover letter, and a work sample, which should include examples of your writing, photography, videography, or graphic design. Feel free to contact Michelle with any questions you have. We accept applications on a rolling basis.

KUNR Web & Social Media Student Worker/Intern 

Reno Public Radio (KUNR 88.7 FM) is looking for a student worker or intern to produce social media content, including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram posts, execute web posting assignments, and work to grow KUNR’s web presence and accessibility. The KUNR Web & Social Media Intern will work with the Membership and Digital Services Coordinator to plan and execute digital strategies that include website updates, analytics analysis, web posting best practices, and website optimization.

This position will take place during the spring, summer, or fall, and hours will range from 10 to 15 per week depending on applicant availability.

KUNR is a robust, but small, news organization, so our interns get a lot of hands-on training, mentoring, and the opportunity to make a real difference in our local coverage.

Desired Skills:

  • Be familiar with the style and mission of NPR and KUNR programming.
  • Be a strong writer with some media experience.
  • Have some proficiency with all these skills: photography, videography, and/or graphic design.
  • Be proficient with grammatical rules and AP style.
  • Be able to learn quickly and meet tight deadlines.
  • Be familiar with the Adobe Creative Suite including, but not limited to: Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Be proficient with Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Also, be familiar with using these platforms at an organizational level.
  • Be familiar with website maintenance.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Membership and Digital Services Coordinator to develop and execute social media strategy and editorial calendars.
  • Create original content for social media and generate interest for our organization through those channels.
  • Work with reporters to create web posts for existing audio stories.
  • Create marketing content to drive online engagement and promote the station.
  • Execute tasks assigned by Digital Services Coordinator or News Director.
  • Help to optimize KUNR’s website for accessibility.
  • Uphold KUNR’s best practices for social media and web posting.
  • Handle any other duties and marketing assignments that come up as needed.

Please send an email of interest to Michelle Matus at matus@kunr.org with “KUNR Web & Social Media Position” in the subject line. Attach your resume, list of references, cover letter, and a work sample, which should include examples of your writing, photography, videography, or graphic design. Feel free to contact Michelle with any questions you have. We accept applications on a rolling basis.