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Fletcher Fellowship for Education Policy Reporting

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Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Department WUNC-FM-259000
Working Title Fletcher Fellowship for Education Policy Reporting
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
Vacancy ID NF0002463
Position ID 20020834
Posting Open Date 04/01/2017
Application Deadline 05/01/2017
Open Until Filled No
Proposed Start Date 06/01/2017
Position Summary

This is a grant funded post-graduate fellowship for a student from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism. The position is responsible for reporting including quick turn-around spot news, interviews, reporter debriefs, and well researched feature reports. The position will have a concentration on statewide PreK-12 education policy reporting. The position will work out of WUNC’s Legislative Bureau when the State Legislature is in session. The Fletcher Fellow will have a close relationship with faculty advisor(s) in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism. This is a two year appointment.

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred.

Qualifications and Experience

Master’s Degree from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism or Bachelor’s Degree from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism with one year of relevant experience.

Experience being edited in a collaborative news room

Exceptional written and oral communication skills

Considerable knowledge of radio broadcasting equipment, including digital editing, broadcast operating boards, phone screening systems and portable recording devices

A familiarity with North Carolina and education policy issues is strongly preferred

Excellent on-air delivery

Demonstrated ability to plan and meet deadlines, working with materials from a variety of sources and collaborators

Creativity and initiative

Ability to interact effectively with colleagues

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.

Special Instructions

Please attach audio or writing samples (if available) as links or in a PDF file using “Other Document” in the documents section of the application.

Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/117634

Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Nora Casper, Finance Director
Department Contact Telephone or Email ncasper@wunc.org
Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * 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