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All applicants must apply online at the Penn State Staff Jobs website. To apply for a job listed below, please click the “Apply Online” link associated with the job and you will be redirected to the PSU OHR Employment listings website where you will be asked to follow the instructions to upload your resume.

Part Time Morning Radio Host
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced:05-10-2024
Job Number:REQ_0000056208
Job Profile/Salary Band: Part Time

WPSU-FM is looking for an engaging, reliable, and professional part-time host for the Morning Edition radio news show on WPSU.

The host’s main task is to seamlessly integrate local content – including news stories, weather forecasts, public service announcements, underwriting, and station IDs – into national content from NPR. The host will also put together newscasts using reporter stories, wire stories and other news sources. They will occasionally need to quickly rewrite press releases or newspaper stories into radio-friendly copy. The Morning Edition host provides an intelligent, professional, and friendly personification of WPSU’s brand in central Pennsylvania.

The host will work 5:30-9:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. They will also spend about half an hour either in the morning or the night before doing show preparation. Pay is $20/hour.

Desired Qualifications – Radio hosting experience, ideally public radio; engaging on-air presence; experience running broadcast boards; a basic understanding of journalism; strong writing skills; audio editing experience; and experience with radio automation software. Even if you do not meet every requirement, we still encourage you to apply.

With your application, please include a resume, cover letter and a couple of hosting and/or newscast examples. Contact Emily Reddy at ereddy@psu.edu with questions.

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Production Assistant
Full or Part-Time: Part-Time
Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Work Unit: Outreach
Department: WPSU Penn State
Date Announced:06-01-2021
Job Number:REQ_0000014843
Job Profile/Salary Band: Unavailable

WPSU Penn State is looking for occasional wage employees for television production. Candidates must have or want experience in studio-based and/or remote-based production including one or more of these skilled areas: camera operation, lighting design and/or setup, studio and/or remote audio recording, audio reinforcement, wireless and boom micing and video editing. Due to short response time requirements, preference will be given to local applicants. Hours will vary according to the production needs and will not exceed 20 hrs/week. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Please supply a resume and references.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Penn State Public Media is an equal opportunity employer, seeking the help of local community organizations in referring qualified job applicants. If your organization regularly distributes information about employment opportunities and wishes to receive notice of vacancies at Penn State Public Media, please send an email to PSPMjobs@psu.edu.

For a complete list of vacancies at the Pennsylvania State University, including vacancies with Penn State Public Broadcasting, please visit the PSU OHR Employment listings.

EEO Annual Report

The purpose of this EEO Public File Report is to comply with Section 73.2080©(6) of the FCC's 2002 EEO Rule. This Report has been prepared on behalf of the Station Employment Unit that is comprised of the following stations: WPSU-TV, Clearfield, PA; WPSU-FM, State College, PA; and WPSX-FM, Kane, PA.

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