Radio JobFile

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— Openings at Wisconsin Public Radio (Madison, WI):  Morning news producer with at least one year experience who will stay on top of the news, is a self-starter, thrives in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment, will write for broadcast and the Web, can set up and edit interviews, has good oral and  written communications skills and a solid foundation in journalism  ethics; for a complete job description and to apply online, go to  EOE  (6/1)


— Openings at CBS-owned WBBM/WCFS, ChicagoPart-time (Job #26289) writer/producer who can write and/or edit newscasts and news stories for anchors to read on air, can review available stories, can write stories, can schedule stories for air, can bring story ideas to the table, can prepare hourly story lineups, s elects audio, can make initial calls, can conduct recorded interviews, can enter information into computer system and can monitor network feeds for breaking stories. Part-time anchor/reporter (Job #26361) who has an extensive background in radio news, is a strong on-air communicator, is a good reporter and writer, thinks ahead, asks probing questions, can deal with well looming deadlines and high-pressure situations, is curious, has a natural rapport with the audience, brings story ideas to the table, takes direction from the desk, gathers information quickly, conducts interviews and prepares stories for air.  Full-time (Job #27443) and part-time (Job #27444) traffic reporters with at least two years experience who can voice traffic reports over the air and online, can gather/write/record/edit/deliver traffic reports, provide live reads of sponsors, and cam make station appearances. Apply online at  EOE   (5/24)

— CBS-owned WSCR (AM), Chicago seeks a full-time (Job #27509) and part-time on-air sports reporter/anchor (Job #27511) with at least five years major market experience in a similar job who has strong on-air communications skills and writing expertise,  has creative Web knowledge, has good reporting skills, can ask probing questions, can deal with  high-pressure situations with ease and grace, can develop story ideas and take direction, can gather information quickly and can prepare stories for air; apply online at or   EOE   (5/24)

— Shaw Media (Crystal Lake, IL) seeks a digital reporter who is self-motivated, understands the types of stories that play well on mobile devices, knows that social media is a great source of leads, is comfortable working remotely, has the drive to find breaking stories that will interest the online audience and is willing to work in McHenry County.  Apply online to the Shaw Media HR Dept. – Digital Reporter, Box 250, Crystal Lake, IL 60039.  EOE   (5/24)

— WIXN/WRCV/WSEY, Dixon, IL seeks a news reporter-anchor/board operator who can work evenings and weekends, is creative, can present information in a clear and personable tone of voice both one-on-one and in small groups, can operate a control board and digital automation equipment, can utilize reel-to-reel tape machines and CD players; must be well-organized, manage time well, work well without direct supervision and knows remote broadcasting equipment.  Apply to the NRG Media HR Dept., 1460 S. College Av., Dixon, IL 61021 or call (815) 288-3341.  EOE   (5/25)–

— WCMY/WRKX, Ottawa, IL seeks an entry-level reporter/anchor for a station that puts an emphasis on local news, can cover city council and school board meetings, the courts and other small-market happenings; job assignment hours will include some night and weekend meetings.  Send work samples, resume and references to Rick Koshko, ND, WCMY/WRKX, 216 W. Lafayette St, Ottawa, IL 61350.  EOE   (5/24)

— Openings at WGIL (AM), Galesburg, IL:  Reporter/anchor who can contribute to digital and social media; owned by a group that believes in local radio.  Send mp3 demo and resume to Roger Lundeen, GM, WGIL/Galesburg Broadcasting Co., at  EOE   (5/18)

— Illinois Public Media (Urbana, IL) visiting senior engagement strategist (see listing under “other”)   EOE  (5/7)–

— WSOY (AM), Decatur, IL seeks a GA reporter (multimedia journalist) who can produce news content for over-the-air and digital products on various platforms that include broadcast/Web/social media; must be a good writer, know audio and video production and editing, know current events locally and regionally, be passionate about reporting local news, be hard-working and self-motivated, cover a variety of stories ranging from hard news and features to sports and be open to flexible work schedules and meet all deadlines.  Apply to Jeff Daly, PD, at or call (217) 423-9744.  EOE   (5/24)

— WJBD/WSIQ, Salem, IL seek a reporter/anchor (multimedia journalist) who can cover news and features, can deliver compelling newscasts, can update digital platforms, can add sound/photos/video to stories and can lear new equipment; although two years of experience is preferred, the station will consider recent grads with the right experience.  Demo and resume to Bruce Kropp, WJBD/WSIQ, Box 70, Salem, IL 62881, call (618) 548-2000 or e-mail   EOE   (5/24)

— Openings at WTMJ (AM), Milwaukee, WI:  Anchor/reporter (Job #12904) with 2-4 years experience for the morning shift who can interact with show hosts, can conduct live interviews, do outside reporting on news and traffic, can create stories for use online, can become part of the Milwaukee community, can create relationships with city leaders/police/lawmakers/advocates/business leaders, is comfortable in front of a camera, is a strong writer, has good news judgment, presents well, understands enterprising, makes proficient use of digital capabilities, has a strong work ethic meets deadlines and is detail oriented; knowledge of SE Wisconsin a huge plus; apply online at  EOE   (6/1)

— WVUT-TV/FM, Vincennes, IN reporter/digital content producer (see WVUT-TV listing under “television”).  (6/1)

— KMBZ, Kansas City, MO seeks full-time (Job #2082) and part-time (Job #2083) reporter/anchors (multimedia journalists) with two years experience who have a commanding and credible on-air presence, have great storytelling ability, excel in Web and social media, can work a flexible shift and can be where news breaks; apply online at or  if audio files are larger than 4MB, send it to  (6/10)

— WCPN-FM, Cleveland, OH seeks a reporter/producer with at least two years experience who is creative, has strong production skills, can do in-depth reporting and analysis or issues affecting the region and state, can conduct interviews, can cover breaking news and has skills in both RV and rradio writing.  Pay $45K-65K/year.  Apply online at  EOE   (6/1)

— KNSS, Topeka, KS seeks a part-time anchor/reporter (Job #1453) who is experienced, can make contacts and can edit audio digitally.  Demo and resume to Tony Duesing, 9111 E. Douglas, Suite 130, Wichita, KS 67202 or e-mail   (6/10)


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