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.
Employment Opportunities - Producer, Midday with Dan Rodricks
WYPR seeks a full-time Producer. Responsibilities include developing ideas and booking guests for interviews, conducting background research on a wide range of topics, providing host with support for interviews, and recording and editing for broadcast. Position requires ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others and to write quickly and accurately for broadcast. Applicants should have an interest in politics, government, with an eye towards life in Baltimore and Maryland.
Submit cover letter (cite recruitment source) and resume to Business Manager at the address below or to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please. WYPR is an EOE.
When job openings are posted, unless otherwise instructed, candidates should submit cover letter, resume, 2 references and when necessary, 2 samples of produced interviews to:
WYPR Your Public Radio
2216 N. Charles St. Baltimore MD 21218 or email
Internship Opportunity - 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 Bret Jaspers. Internships typically last 4 months: January to April, May to August, and September to December.
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.
WYPR's principles and values 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.