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 KUNM.org
  • 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.

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