Full Time Job
• Guide the development of original investigative ideas, advising in story research, sourcing and analysis.
• Serve as lead editor on original stories and projects for multiple platforms, often several simultaneously.
• Work with Member Station editors and reporters to identify stories and investigative project opportunities and marshal resources to execute those ideas.
• Build relationships with Member Station news directors to ensure alignment between NPR investigative objectives and local Member Station newsroom needs and demands.
• Edit audio scripts and develop proficiency in producing correspondent pieces
• Produce and publish content on mobile and digital platforms, write headlines and other copy and assist in producing interactive material and multimedia content
• Effectively promote and represent the Station Investigations team at internal meetings and in public forums.
• Promote Investigations Team content on social media
• Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
• Minimum of 5 years' experience in journalism
• Experience editing complex, original investigative journalism on multiple platforms.
• Track record of effectively guiding reporters and producers to produce meaningful stories.
• Familiarity with audio storytelling.
• Demonstrated ability to work quickly and efficiently under deadline pressure.
• Ability to handle more than one assignment at a time; ability to prioritize, anticipate and communicate effectively.
• Ability to stay focused and organized while pursuing complex, long-term reporting projects.
• Ability to identify and include key stakeholders on a project, whether within NPR or between NPR and Member stations.
• Ability to travel and work remotely and effectively with limited supervision
• Proven ability to consistently work well with others, demonstrating at all times respect for the diverse constituencies at NPR and within the public radio system
PREFERRED COMPETENCIES & SKILLS
• Experience using recording equipment and audio editing software.
• Familiarity with field and studio production.
• Experience with Web or multimedia production
• Experience in public radio.
All applications must include a resume and cover letter to be considered.
NPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NPR is committed to being an inclusive workplace that welcomes diverse and unique perspectives, all working toward the same goal – to create a more informed public. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, religious belief, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, gender non-conforming status, intersex status, sexual stereotypes, nationality, citizenship status, personal appearance, marital status, family status, family responsibilities, military status, veteran status, mental and physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, genetic characteristics of yourself or a family member, political views and affiliation, unemployment status, protective order status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.