Broadcast Producer for National Programming

WUNC FM Public Radio

Position Broadcast Producer for National Programming

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC, the public radio station licensed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is hiring a full-time producer to join the staff of its daily radio show The Story with Dick Gordon. A successful candidate will help WUNC bring a fresh sound to public radio and creative ways to grow our audience.

The Broadcast Producer will select and research show topics, pre-interview and book guests, write scripts, cut interviews and create original content for the web/social media. They will also fill in as Senior Producer, Director and Managing Editor on occasion. S/he will also produce special programming for fundraising and participate in station events as required. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred), preferably in journalism or related field, a minimum of 5 years experience in journalism or broadcast programming and a demonstrated skill in researching topics for news and interview broadcasts. The ideal candidate will possess experience working in public radio news and producing their own on-air radio work.

The Story with Dick Gordon (based in Chapel Hill) is produced by WUNC, distributed by APM and heard by an estimated 750,000 listeners on more than 100 stations nationwide. The show brings compelling voices to public radio through first-person interviews. On a daily basis these interviews reflect and amplify the day’s news and at other times are compelling and pure story. Listen:

WUNC is headquartered in central North Carolina, often rated among the top areas to live in the country. The ocean and mountains are just a few hours away. North Carolina Public Radio reaches more than 350,000 listeners weekly, consistently ranks well nationally and offers competitive salaries and benefits.

Interested candidates must apply online at should be prepared to attach a current CV, cover letter and a writing sample (if available). The position is open until filled. The first review of applications will begin on February 25, 2013.

WUNC-FM and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are Equal Opportunity Employers.

App Date Open Until Filled