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Bilingual News Reporter

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.

Posting Details

Position Details

Employee Type AP-Administrative Professional
University Title Radio News Editor
Working Title Bilingual News Reporter
College/Area Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
Department Educational and Public Media
Department Link

Murrow College of Communication

Position Number 125919
Hiring Unit Northwest Public Radio
Work Location Other
Zip Code 98902
This position is in a Bargaining Unit No
Summary of Duties

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication and Northwest Public Radio & Television are looking for an individual with strong news reporting skills to produce network-quality news and feature reports. This position will work with a regional news team to gather, write, and produce multi-platform spots and features about the local region to be presented in both English and Spanish. This position is located in Yakima, WA.

Additional Information

This position is based in the Yakima WA area and will require travel.

View the Benefits Overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

Appointment Status Temporary
Job Appointment (FTE%)

100%

Position Term in Months 12
Monthly Salary Commensurate with experience

Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting, mass communications, or closely related field, and two (2) years of radio broadcast and/or news reporting experience, which has included experience in gathering, writing, editing, and producing news and feature reports.

Additional Requirements

Fluency in Spanish and English.

Possession of, or ability to obtain at time of hire, a valid, unrestricted driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience publishing and/or maintaining websites.
Experience or training in new technologies for the gathering and delivery of news.
Experience in podcasting in a production role.

Will this position require a background check? This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 08/31/2017
Close Date 10/01/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.

EEO Statement

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Posting Number 20133665P

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The classification requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting, mass communication, or closely related field AND two (2) years of radio broadcast and/or news reporting experience which has included experience in gathering, writing, editing, and producing news and feature reports. Do you meet these classification requirements?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you bilingual/biliterate in English and Spanish?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have, or can you obtain by time of hire, a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes – Issued by the State of Washington
    • Yes – Issued by the State of Idaho
    • Yes – Issued by another State
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • WSU Website
    • Personal Contact/Referral
    • Career Fair
    • Professional Journal/Association
    • Newspaper
    • Radio
    • Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Indeed.com
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • State of Washington WorkSource
    • Workplace Diversity
    • US.jobs
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Other