Employment and Internships

Employment and Internships It takes extraordinarily talented people to bring you the programs you enjoy on WYPR.  With the growth at WYPR we will occasionally need experienced self motivated people to work in several departments.  If you are highly qualified and would like to inquire about one of these positions, please submit your resume by e-mail.  Regretfully, we cannot accept telephone applications. Thanks for your interest in WYPR.

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Employment Opportunities - (2)

Senior Producer - Maryland Morning
Maryland Morning with Tom Hall, seeks a Senior Producer. The show is mix of live and taped interviews coverings news, politics, public policy, the arts and more.  Maryland Morning currently airs M,W,F from 9-10 am.  It will eventually move to a five-day schedule.

Responsibilities of the Senior Producer include developing segment ideas and booking guests for interviews, doing background research, drafting interview scripts, recording and editing segments for broadcast, posting interviews to the website, overseeing social media engagement, and coordinating the work of a small staff.

The position requires at least two years of experience in journalism and broadcast production. You should know how to use Adobe Audition, or be familiar with another audio editing program. The successful candidate must be able to write quickly and accurately for broadcast and the web. Precise attention to detail and sharp news judgment is a must, as is the ability to multitask. Data-driven and other multimedia-based journalism skills are a plus. The candidate must also be comfortable in Maryland Morning’s highly collaborative, deadline-driven environment.

Newsroom - Reporter
WYPR seeks a reporter to cover Maryland state government as well as other general assignments.  Duties include covering the General Assembly, governor and state agencies as well as developing series and special projects and finding stories of statewide interest in places other than the state house.

Applicants should have an interest in politics and government as well as life in Baltimore and Maryland, experience writing on tight deadlines and a passion for good story telling.  Experience handling digital audio equipment is a plus.

This position requires the ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Submit cover letter (cite recruitment source) and resume to Business Manager at the address above or to jobs@wypr.org.  No phone calls, please.  WYPR is an EOE.

Internship Opportunity (1)

WYPR Newsroom

Interns in the newsroom are major contributors to news content produced for on-air and online audiences. They learn radio production skills and web journalism skills, as well as how to work in a fast-paced environment with seasoned journalists. We expect interns to adhere to the highest journalistic standards of objectivity, fairness, and integrity. While there is no pay available, hours are flexible.  Most work would be done at the WYPR studios in Charles Village.

Duties:  transcription of recorded interviews, blogging, photography, attendance at weekly editorial meetings, help maintain department calendar and archives, research, gathering audio for radio stories and audio editing using Adobe Audition.

Qualifications:  strong writing skills & proficiency with word processing software required, as is an interest in local Maryland news. Adobe Audition experience is preferred but not necessary. Journalism experience preferred.

To apply:  email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Mary Rose Madden.  Internships typically last 4 months: January to April, May to August, and September to December.

About WYPR

WYPR serves the metropolitan Baltimore area and the state of Maryland, the mission of Your Public Radio is to broadcast programs of intellectual integrity and cultural merit which enrich the minds and spirits of our listeners and ultimately strengthen the communities we serve.  Values and Principles include:

1. WYPR will remain fundamentally noncommercial in spirit and practice

2. WYPR will adhere to the highest standards of journalistic and artistic excellence

3. WYPR will deliver educational, informational, cultural, and entertainment programming as a public service to the broadest possible audiences

4. WYPR will operate under sound principles of fiscal planning, management and governance

5. WYPR will foster a positive working environment characterized by fairness, equality of opportunity