Saturday, October 23, 2021

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Some states entice people back to the workplace by increasing safety standards and higher minimum wage; Bannon held in Contempt of Congress; and the latest cyber security concerns.

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House votes to hold Bannon in contempt of Congress; Trump announces new social media platform TRUTH Social; and the Biden administration says it will continue to expel migrants under Title 42.

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An all-Black Oklahoma town joins big cities in seeking reparations; a Kentucky vaccination skeptic does a 180; telehealth proves invaluable during pandemic; and spooky destinations lure tourists at Halloween.

Employment

Public News Service is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and multicultural work environment and occasionally seeks highly qualified candidates to join its team of committed social entrepreneurs. Ideal candidates are results-oriented and have a sense of humor; self-starters that can also follow established protocols and work well with different personalities in a rapidly changing environment.

If you would like us to have your resume on file, you are invited to e-mail it to
jobs@publicnewsservice.org.

Public News Service

Midwest & Southern Positions Available Now for Audio Broadcast Public Interest Journalists

~Full- or part-time & Virtual (Home-based)~

Public News Service is a national public interest newswire.  We find and report public interest stories that need to be told, often from historically marginalized voices. We distribute print and broadcast stories to other local media outlets across a state, region, or the entire country. Reaching far beyond the traditional news bubble, more than 7 million people a day hear or read these stories through a network of state news services. We are a certified Benefit corporation with 10% set aside for employee ownership.

Report on Critical Issues:  Public News Service has work for experienced news producers/reporters who are passionate about justice and the important issues of the day.  Currently, we have openings for several people with extensive spot news writing, newscast writing, on-air reporting and skilled digital sound editing.

 Successful candidates generally have a minimum of five years of broadcast news writing/voicing/digital recording & editing experience. *We have hired exceptional entry-level candidates with less experience and stellar references.* In all cases, please only apply if you have strong digital sound recording and editing skills and already have the ability to record, voice and edit from your virtual office.

Requirements: 

  • 3-5 years of experience working in a fast-paced news environment (commercial media and wire service work preferred) *Exceptions as noted above.*
  • Demonstrated expertise with digital interviewing/voicing/recording and editing
  • Home recording ability, including high comfort with technology and working experience with various software

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills: ability to participate in the news service social media channels and the ability to coordinate intense levels of e-mail correspondence and phone calls

  • Familiarity with the public interest news environment, cultural trends, and emerging issues
  • Sense of humor and innovative spirit a definite plus
  • Proven success building relationships and creating productive partnerships.
  • Experience working within a virtual team

 Compensation

Standard full-time employment with required qualifications is $60,000 annually with 100% health insurance, 3% Simple IRA match, family leave and generous Paid Time Off policy. *Pay is commensurate with experience for entry-level candidates. Additional compensation may be available depending on geographic cost of living. Very infrequent travel may be required.

 How to apply

Content can be found here: http://www.publicnewsservice.org. If interested, send resume and cover letter to jobs@publicnewsservice.org - with “PNS Producer (your last name and your home state)” in the subject line.

Public News Service is an equal opportunity employer. The complex issues we face as a society demand different perspectives. For Public News Service, this means including a wide variety of voices from all backgrounds as sources and producers. Whether our differences are visible or private, all are welcome, regardless of ethnicity, age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental ability or experience in the judicial system. Qualifications, experience and skill are what matter to us. Our corporate culture is supportive and compassionate and highly accountable. As a small group with a big mission, we depend heavily on each other. We have a newsroom sensibility, and are 100% detail-oriented and deadline driven.

Contact Us

3980 Broadway Suite 103 Box 139
Boulder, CO 80304
Phone: 303.448.9105
Toll free: 888.891.9416
Fax: 208.247.1830

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Spanish Producer
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CEO/Publisher & Founder
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