Managing Editor for The State of Things
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|Position Type||Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)|
|Working Title||Managing Editor for The State of Things|
|Appointment Type||EHRA Non-Faculty|
|Position Posting Category||Public Relations/Communications/Marketing|
|Salary Range||Dependent on Experience/Qualifications|
|Full Time/Part Time?||Full-Time Permanent|
|Hours per Week||40|
|Posting Open Date||03/17/2017|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Proposed Start Date||06/05/2017|
The Managing Editor (SOT) manages and leads the production team for WUNC’s daily interview program The State of Things. S/he oversees the daily editorial direction and production of the show. The Managing Editor (SOT) will also book and produce interviews. S/he may host interviews as well. S/he will work with the News Director to make sure the programs are informative, timely, journalistically-sound, and meet the needs of listeners.
The State of Things is host-driven and includes interviews, news, and analysis about events, issues, and the arts in North Carolina. It is one of the most visible extensions of North Carolina Public Radio’s public service to the people of North Carolina.
In addition to working on the daily production of The State of Things, the Managing Editor (SOT) will work with the News Director and news leadership team in setting the agenda for WUNC’s daily news service to listeners. S/he will also be called in to assist in managing breaking news coverage.
A bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, communication, public policy, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
|Qualifications and Experience||
The Managing Editor (SOT) will be an experienced broadcast producer and a proven leader in public radio news with strong management, production, editorial, and communication skills.
Leading candidates will have:
- A bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, communication, public policy, or related field. Master’s degree or comparable combination of education and experience preferred.
|Equal Opportunity Employer||
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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|Department Contact Name and Title||Nora Casper, Finance Director|
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Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
- Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
- Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
- Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
- Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
- None of the above