Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

General Assignment Reporter

Radio - News

There’s a never-ending stream of important and interesting stories to tell in Milwaukee and Wisconsin. You can help tell them by becoming the new General Assignment Reporter for WUWM 89.7 - Milwaukee's NPR.

You’ll join a welcoming team that values your ideas for stories to cover and how to tell them. We’re excited about helping each other grow and we cheer each other’s successes. In addition to reporting on the daily news, you’ll have ample opportunities to pursue enterprising long form stories, to contribute to NPR and to WUWM’s daily program, Lake Effect, and to help plan and produce series and other special coverage. 

This position has a salary of $49,000 - $55,000 plus an excellent benefits package, which includes about five weeks of vacation each year.


-A bachelor’s degree and 3 years experience, OR 5 years of experience in broadcast journalism

-Demonstrated ability to discover and produce in-depth issue-oriented stories for broadcast and digital platforms.


-Demonstrated familiarity with Southeastern Wisconsin issues

-Demonstrated knowledge of WUWM and/or public radio

-Audio editing experience 

-Experience working with or covering diverse populations.

This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on November 22, 2021. Applications received after November 21, 2021, may not receive consideration.

Additional Info

Station/Company Name : WUWM

Contact Name : Ann Piatt

Contact Email : apiatt@uwm.edu

Location : Milwaukee, WI

Application Information : Interested candidates should submit:

-A resume
-A list of three professional references with contact information
-Also include a cover letter that addresses the candidate’s professional level work experience as it relates to all minimum and preferred qualifications.

Applicants who advance to the interview process will be asked to submit an audio sample of their work.

More information on how to apply at: wuwm.com/jobs

Expiration Date : 1/17/2022

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