WANTED: Broadcast News Producer for Illinois—Home Office—PT/AfternoonsOr as they used to say back in the 50s, do you take pictures? Well, good, because we don't use them, and you can sell them on your own. Source mediabistro.com.
This is a well-paid, part-time contract position for an experienced Broadcast News Reporter who is passionate about social/environmental/economic and community issues and understands both commercial and non-commercial broadcasters. Must be a results-oriented self-starter who can also follow established protocols and work well with different personalities in a rapidly changing environment. More work is available for the right person. (Sense of humor and comfort with paradox required; “post-green-meme” sensibility preferred.)
Required: a starting average of 10 radio spot news stories per month on the public interest non-profit beat statewide. The successful contractor will have years of daily broadcast editorial newsroom/reporting experience (commercial stations and wire service work preferred) with excellent editorial, technical skills and interpersonal skills. Phone sound only, duration approx. 1:30. Pay is $150 per story plus $300 monthly research stipend and hard costs covered.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Why I Got Out of Journalism
The New York Crank offers a bracing reminder: