Multimedia Reporter
 
Northern California Public Media (NorCal) is currently seeking a Multimedia Reporter for the News department. Based in Sonoma County, CA, NorCal serves the San Francisco region. Comprised of two public television stations, KRCB and KPJK, and one public radio station, KRCB FM, NorCal offers PBS and NPR programming to the community.

Overview:
The successful candidate will possess a passion for audio storytelling, be able to file radio features and/or news spots quickly and be able to juggle multiple deadlines. Duties will include, but not be limited to producing audio stories for radio, assisting with live T.V. news broadcasts, audience engagement, and posting stories on norcalpublicmedia.org and social media. This position will work under the supervision of the News Director.

Essential Job Duties:

  •  Pitches and develops story ideas for news broadcasts
  •  Reports, produces, and edits news stories for broadcast on the radio, with special attention to using diverse sources
  •  Responds to listener questions and feedback using audience engagement platforms
  •  Assists with producing video stories for television and with live T.V. broadcasts
  •  Ability to go live on TV and/or radio during breaking news as needed
  •  May be asked to work outside normal hours, including weekends and evenings

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bilingual Spanish speaker strongly preferred
  • At least one-year experience in broadcast journalism and audio production
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Some knowledge or familiarity with Northern California, particularly issues of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Proficiency with digital field audio recording equipment
  • Digital audio editing experience, ideally with Pro Tools
  • A track record of turning around sound rich, compelling audio stories on a tight deadline
  • Ability to collaborate on projects with a team
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm for assisting with other projects as needed
Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience. This is a Full-Time, Non-Exempt (40 hours/week) position. Benefits offered—medical, dental, and 403B. Temporary remote work due to COVID-19.

How to apply:
Send your resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and three published work samples (preferably audio stories) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject heading “Multimedia Reporter-NorCal.” Open until filled.

Radio News Director
 
Northern California Public Media (NorCal) is currently seeking a Radio News Director to lead its 3 ½ person news department as it increases its focus on covering daily news, moving us toward the goal of becoming a primary news source for Sonoma County’s 500,000 residents. Based in Sonoma County, CA, NorCal serves the San Francisco region. Comprised of two public television stations, KRCB and KPJK, and one public radio station, KRCB FM, NorCal offers PBS and NPR programming to the community.
 
Overview:
 
The successful candidate will have a background that includes reporting, newscast producing and on-air newscasting/hosting. Previous supervisory experience preferred, but strong candidates stepping up to first management job will be considered. Solid editing skills and editorial judgement required, as is the organizational ability to anticipate and manage workflow, coordinate staff and free-lance reporters, and train and work with volunteers and interns.
 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  •  History of initiative reporting on a wide range of topics
  •  Superior writing and communication skills
  •  Efficient production capabilities
  •  A good working knowledge of Sonoma County and the surrounding area preferred
  •  Flexibility and enthusiasm for assisting with other projects as needed
Compensation:
 
Salary commensurate with experience. This is a Full-Time, Exempt position. Benefits offered—medical, dental, and 403B. Temporary remote work due to COVID-19.
 
How to apply:
 

Send your resume, cover letter, links to work samples, and salary requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject heading “Radio News Director - NorCal.”

 

Non-profit. EEO. Northern California Public Media does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or employment in, its programs and activities. www.norcalpublicmedia.org

 

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