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Title: News Reporter

Position Type:

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 83R000 - Communications & Brand Management

Division: 3R1000 - Chief of Staff & Chief Comm Officer

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type:  Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week:

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt - 44

Retirement:   KTRS 

 

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The WEKU reporter is responsible for reporting short form stories, long form features, interviews and digital content. This position also includes backup on-air hosting and recording.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism or related field is required

Experience: One year of related work experience is required, with experience in reporting and producing news/public affairs programming preferred

Licensure & Certifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

 

Job Duties:

  • 85% - Serve as Reporter. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Serve as backup on-air Host. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Supports the office functions by completing all other duties and special projects as assigned. - ()

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

 

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

 

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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