JOB: Reporters, KUNM

KUNM at the University of New Mexico is hiring Reporters to be local hosts/anchors for NPR magazine programs like All Things Considered and Morning Edition. Come join our award winning news team!

We are hiring for one part-time Reporter/News Anchor position and multiple on-call Reporter/News Anchor positions. There are two separate applications for part-time and on call positions, and applicants are welcome to apply for both of them. Applicants must submit their application materials via the UNMJobs website. Applications to other third party job sites will not be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Anchor KUNM’s broadcast of NPR news magazine shows Monday – Friday
  • Morning Edition hours 4:45a – 8:45a
  • All Things Considered hours 3:00p – 7:00p
  • Produce local newscast segments using KUNM original content, Associated Press wire content, and content from other news outlets
  • Produce program breaks including forward promotes, weather segments and station identification elements
  • Fund raise for KUNM during our on-air fundraisers
  • Produce online news content for
  • File KUNM newscasts with the NPROne
  • Engage with KUNM’s audience using online content and social media
  • Engineer and anchor live special coverage and live breaking news coverage when assigned

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience hosting NPR magazine programs
  • Experience in local journalism
  • Experience in broadcast public media
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Familiarity with New Mexico places and names

Benefits: The on call Reporter position is not eligible for benefits.

Benefits: The part-time Reporter position is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

ERB Statement: Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.

JOB: Reporter, KOB

POSTING DATE: June 21, 2018
JOB#: 36-18
JOB TITLE: Reporter
COMPANY: KOB, News/Weather/Sports

As scheduled.
STATUS: Full Time, Hourly


Applicant should have two years’ experience as a reporter for a network affiliated television station. The right reporter will enterprise from Day One. They will pitch and turn original stories true to the KOB brand. Immediately, the requirement is 50% enterprise reporting. Our reporters do not and cannot live off the assignment desk. Applicant will handle a variety of news reporting assignments. We emphasize Breaking News and stories that hold people accountable. This reporter must be able to get answers to tough questions. We are active, live storytellers. If you are not moving and showing viewers something on your reel, please don’t send it. Active live shots are the expectation at KOB Eyewitness News 4. This reporter must write-it-like-he or she-talks-it, can deal with confrontation, and must be able to work at a high level with multiple hard deadlines every day. The right candidate will use the Web and Social Media as second nature to push viewers to our broadcasts, develop a high personal profile and cultivate stories. Our reporters are well-coached with an emphasis on weekly, sometimes daily, feedback. You must be coachable and have the ability to receive and apply constructive coaching advice.


Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Travel to scenes where news is happening. Writes, produces, and reports under deadline pressure. Ability to work flexible hours is a must. You must have a valid driver’s license, a good driving record and be insurable. Applicant’s driving record will be checked.


The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive: Dexterity to operate equipment and computer keyboard. Sufficient mobility to get around the building as well as climb in and out of vehicles, etc. Able to work in all types of weather conditions. Able to see well and sufficient hearing.

Job# 36-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please

JOB: Floor crew, KOB

POSTING DATE: June 15, 2018
JOB#: 35-18
JOB TITLE: PT Floor Crew – Weekday AM, Saturday AM
COMPANY: KOB, Production
Part time Weekday Mornings, Saturday Mornings.

STATUS: Part Time, Hourly


Knowledge of TV camera operation, floor directing, and general lighting. Prior television production experience helpful. Must be able to work weekends and evenings. Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Driving record will be checked.


Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Operates camera during newscasts and/or live shows. Maneuvers camera and follows instructions from director. Prepares studio set to ensure lights and mics are functioning. Handle teleprompter, audio, floor directing, and set construction. General maintenance of studio area for newscasts/local programming and taping.


Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions. Work involves moving the studio camera with wheels. Pulls and pivots the camera in the direction required. Standing for extended period of time to operate studio camera. May lift and carry heavy equipment. Work also includes walking between news and production. Studio maintenance to replace lamps, move camera props and use of ladder to reach necessary equipment.

Job# 35-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please