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Part-Time Journalist

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

DepartmentRADIO-TELEVISION SERVICES (BL-RTVS-IUBLA)Department InformationWFIU Radio and WTIU TV seek a journalist with at least 1 year experience to join their converged newsroom. The chosen candidate will report on several community and regional stories, contribute to the news bureau's on-line presence, and shoot and edit video.For more information on Radio-TV Services at Indiana University, please visit our website here.Job SummaryDepartment Specific Responsibilities

  • Generates news stories for radio, TV, and the web.
  • Conducts research, schedules interviews, writes stories.
  • Using audio and/or video equipment to cover events for daily news coverage.QualificationsEDUCATIONRequired
    • High school diploma or equivalent (such as HSED or GED)Preferred
      • Bachelor's degree (or degree in progress) in journalism, telecommunications, or related fieldWORK EXPERIENCE
        • 1 year of experience in a broadcast and/or journalist fieldLICENSES AND CERTIFICATES Preferred
          • Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana UniversitySKILLSPreferred
            • In-depth understanding of journalistic principles, particularly as they apply to public media
            • Hands-on experience in writing, reporting, editing, production and on-air delivery in radio and TV and for the web
            • Ability to produce a television or radio news story from conception to broadcast
            • Experience working with multi-platform technologies and the ability to adapt material to a variety of platforms while adhering to AP style guidelines
            • Ability to function in a fast-paced 24/7/365 news environmentWorking Conditions / DemandsThe person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation. Additional InformationApplications are interviewed on a consistent basis (approx. biweekly) by the hiring manager. If interested in talking with you more, the hiring manager will be reaching out directly. Please do not reach out to follow-up on your application with RTVS HR, the RTVS Administrative Team, or contacts within the RTVS News Team. We appreciate your patience.Work LocationBloomington, Indiana Advertised SalarySelected candidates for interview will be asked to provide scheduling availability and other information as determined relevant by the News Bureau Chief (Broadcast Operations Leader).$12.50 per hourWork HoursWork shifts will be varied through the week. Evening, weekend, and holiday work may be required.This is a part-time, temporary position for 6 months and approximately 20 hours per week.Part-time employees at Indiana University may not work over 29 hours per week across all University-held positions. Benefits OverviewFor full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
              • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
              • Dental insurance
              • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
              • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
              • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
              • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
              • Tuition benefit for IU classes
              • 10 paid holidays per year
              • Generous Paid Time Off
              • Paid Parental Leave
              • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job ClassificationCareer Level: Part Time EmployeeFLSA: NonexemptJob Function: Part Time EmployeeJob Family: Part Time EmployeeClick here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerThis posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

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