Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

Eric Von Fellowship

Radio - News

Journalists at WUWM identify, report, edit and produce a wide range of stories for all WUWM programs and digital platforms. The Von Fellowship is designed to give recently graduated students the opportunity to work in a professional news environment, preparing stories for broadcast and digital platforms. A particular emphasis is being put on recruiting candidates from underrepresented groups. Specific duties include: - Research, gather, write, edit and produce stories and interviews for broadcast and digital platforms. - Respond to, and report on, other news stories as assigned. - Participate in station activities including fund drives and community events.

Additional Info

Station/Company Name : WUWM-FM

Contact Name : Ann Piatt

Contact Email : apiatt@uwm.edu

Location : Milwaukee, WI

Application Information : Minimum Qualifications
- A bachelor’s degree by date of hire or within the last three years of date of hire.

· Demonstrated non-professional interest or experience in journalism (such as in a college environment or via internships).

Preferred Qualifications
· Demonstrated ability to produce in-depth news reports and interviews for broadcast.

· Able to use broadcast digital recording and editing equipment

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Application Instructions
Applicants will be expected to provide:

· A cover letter explaining a.) how you meet all of the required qualifications; b.) which preferred requirements you meet; c.) why you are the ideal candidate and, d.) why you are interested in this job.

· A resume
· Samples of your previous work in the field of journalism (i.e., audio or video from school sponsored internships) OR other audio that demonstrates your announcing style. (Links of audio/video samples can be included in your application materials or files can be emailed to Ann Piatt at apiatt@uwm.edu.)
· Names and contact information for three references (OPTIONAL: Letters of recommendation from faculty members or previous employer may be combined into one document) uploaded to “Other Document 1".

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether she/he meets any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2020. Applications received after October 31, 2020 may not receive consideration.

Expiration Date : 10/31/2020

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