All posts by Sarah Gustavus

Condolences To KRQE

Board members of the Rio Grande Chapter of SPJ were saddened to hear about the death of Bob Martin of KRQE News 13. Our deepest condolences go out to Bob’s colleagues, friends and family. Although many of us work as competitors, all journalists in New Mexico are part of our journalism family and we hope our friends at KRQE will reach out if they need support.

Our president, Sarah Gustavus, is available to help connect people: sgustavus@gmail.com

KRQE Helicopter Crash

 

IPRA Friday in Taos

IPRA Friday is coming to Taos on Friday, September 8. Join other journalists to talk about public records and access.

When: 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Where: The Gorge Bar and Grill

The SPJ Rio Grande chapter is working to ensure you have the tools you need to do great journalism. We also have a fund available to help pay for public records requests. Read more about how to apply here

KUNM Seeks Public Health Reporter

The KUNM News Department is hiring a reporter for our award-winning Public Health New Mexico project. The position is full-time, based in Albuquerque, and is benefits eligible through the University of New Mexico.

Applicants must apply online to the UNMJobs websiteApplications through third-party websites will not be considered. For further information or assistance with the UNMJobs website please call (505) 277-6947.

Technical Journalist: KUNM, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Position summary: KUNM at the University of New Mexico is hiring one full-time Technical Journalist to report for the Public Health New Mexico project. In order to address the under-representation of Hispanic/Latino journalists in public radio newsrooms and based on the requirements of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation grant (Number PO303596, pg. 2) that funds the project, the successful candidate will be Hispanic/Latino.

The Technical Journalist will initiate independent research, investigation, and story development in consultation with the News Director. The successful applicant will write and prepare stories for broadcast and publication online and will work as a member of the team to establish the nature and focus of stories and participate in determination of the general direction of the project.

See the Position Description for additional information.

This 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 more information.