Career Opportunities

Member Services Coordinator – Full Time

The Member Services Coordinator serves donors to 89.1 WBOI and Classical 94.1 WBNI, and supports our “Building A Sound Future” campaign. You will process and acknowledge membership contributions, answer questions, contact lapsed monthly contributors, coordinate mailings, and play a critical role in expanding our sustainer, membership, on-air fundraising and alternative giving efforts.
 
Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required. Previous fundraising or sales experience highly valued. Experience with database software and/or constituent relationship management platforms (Salesforce, CiviCRM) preferred; competence in web publishing platforms such as WordPress or Constant Contact required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office or Google Apps.
 
This position is full-time with benefits. Job duties require occasional evening and weekend hours.
 
To apply, send cover letter and resume to dhunter@nipr.fm . We are an equal opportunity employer, and do not discriminate with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation.
 

Reporter/Host – 89.1 WBOI-FM

89.1 WBOI is seeking an energetic Reporter/Host to join an award-winning newsroom to report and produce regular spot and feature stories and host local breaks during national news programs.

As a reporter, the successful candidate will pitch stories daily to the news director that engage listeners and keep them informed about the news of the region. He or she will also prepare regular long-form features and interviews that dive deeper into community issues and find imaginative angles for human interest stories that surprise and delight our audience. While this is an enterprise reporting position, the news director may assign stories when important news breaks.

As a host, he or she will write, edit and deliver newscasts during one of 89.1 WBOI’s key day parts and provide an engaging voice during local breaks as they deliver underwriting, program promotion, news and weather updates and more. Occasional live hosting during breaking news may also be required. The host will be the sole board operator, so knowledge of broadcast equipment is preferred. He or she will also be required to participate in on-air fund drives and station-branded public events.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing skills and a strong sense of NPR-style story construction.
  • Demonstrated radio editing and production skills. Experience with platforms like Audacity, Audition, Pro Tools or similar programs a must.
  • Demonstrated initiative in generating daily story ideas and long-form features and interviews. Working knowledge of Midwestern issues a plus.
  • Ability to adapt stories quickly for multiple platforms. Knowledge of web content management systems and social media engagement a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of studio board operations and polished on-air presentation desired. Experience hosting at an NPR station a plus.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a small news/production team.
  • Bachelor’s in journalism, broadcasting or related field required. A minimum of two years journalism experience preferred.

89.1 WBOI is an award-winning, community-licensed station focused on delivering news, information, arts and local music programming to more than 37,000 listeners each week.

Fort Wayne is Indiana’s second-largest city – located in Allen County, Indiana’s largest county by size, with a population of 355,000. A three-time “All-America City” consistently cited for high quality of life and low cost of living, Fort Wayne is nearly equidistant from Chicago, Cincinnati, and Detroit.

Please email a resume, cover letter and audition audio to Sean Bueter at sbueter@nipr.fm.

89.1 WBOI is an equal opportunity employer, actively seeking a diverse pool of applicants for this position.
 

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