News Reporter (IWS)

Morehead State University
March 19, 2023
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Position Type IWS Budget Office

Job Title News Reporter (IWS) Posting Number STPO010 Grade/Level Level 4 - Specialized Student Assistant Hourly Rate for Job Posting 9.50 Anticipated Employment Start Date for Position Posting Category Student - Institutional

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Job Summary

Performs tasks that are complex and require the application of specialized skills or experience in a wide range of problem-solving situations. Positions are typically research or supervision related and require an advanced skill set.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gathers, writes, and edits news stories for broadcast and on the station's website (online)
  • Plans, coordinates, conducts, and records interviews for news stories
  • Records, edits and produces audio for broadcast and online
  • Serves as anchor and/or co-anchor for daily newscasts, Midday News and/or Mountain Edition
  • Plans, coordinates, records, edits, and produces long-form reports and features for broadcast and online
  • Submits data, and archives news stories to comply with Federal Communication Commission guidelines
  • · Regularly maintains the office environment by organizing and filing paperwork, equipment and supplies

  • Serves as studio announcer, audio engineer, and production assistant as needed
  • Participates in station-related activities (fundraisers, station tours, open houses, staff meetings)
  • Complies with Morehead State University (MSU), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and other local, state and/or national regulations
  • Assists in training student work-studies, interns and/or volunteers
  • Performs other job-related duties assigned by the News Director and/or Assistant News Director
  • Other Duties and Responsibilities

    Feedback and coaching as needed.

    Minimum Requirements

    Basic knowledge of computers for word processing, data management, and digital editing. Experience or interest in learning communication skills including interviewing, listening, and story writing. Well-organized, ability to process and relay information, good written and oral skills with a clear speaking style, able to work under pressure to meet deadlines. Experience or interest in learning to operate highly technical office, studio, and portable audio equipment. Ability to understand written and verbal instructions.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications Physical Requirements Working Conditions

    Modern equipment, supportive staff, adequate resources, and good office accommodations. Office, newsroom, and audio production facilities are shared with other personnel, which sometimes limits access. Last minute news stories and on-air deadlines often creates added pressures. Occasionally asked to work during emergencies or holidays. Exposure to weather, crowds, enclosed locations, and travel may occur in gathering on-site news stories. Early morning, late evening, and weekend hours may be required. Interacts with local, regional and state news sources, public officials, general public, and other external entities.

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