The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Position TypePermanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working TitleWUNC Audion Reporting Fellow
Appointment TypeEHRA Non-Faculty
Position Posting CategoryPublic Relations/Communications/Marketing
Salary RangeDependent on Experience/Qualifications
Full Time/Part Time?Full-Time Permanent
Hours per Week40
Posting Open Date05/07/2018
Open Until FilledNo
Proposed Start Date08/01/2018
This position is responsible for general assignment reporting including quick turnaround spot news, interviews, reporter debriefings, anchor wraps, online reports and well-researched feature reports.
The Reporter will work under the direction of the WUNC News Director. Additional responsibilities may include backup hosting of station content within NPR news magazines, acting as an on-air substitute for other news programs, and producing live on-air interviews for news magazines.
Undergraduate degree in journalism or related field and three years of relevant experience.
Qualifications and Experience
Ability to participate in out-of-state professional development opportunities.
Experience building a beat, developing topical expertise and bringing a fresh perspective to vital issues, prioritizing impact.
Willingness to experiment with storytelling methods and to adapt to changing platforms and audience needs.
Agility to shift journalistic modes quickly and nimbly: from deadline reporting to developing explainers; from deep investigative work to producing live events.
Ability to work within a diverse team with varying perspectives, ideas and life experience.
Experience building audiences and communities online, and using connections made within an online community for reporting.
A commitment to cooperation, teamwork, curiosity, and diversity.
Ability to commit to two years with WUNC starting on or about August 1, 2018.
Graduate degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent professional experience.
Knowledge of North Carolina.
Experience with one or more of the following: multimedia production, particularly photography or video; hands-on audio editing and innovative audio storytelling; working with one or more content management systems; other relevant technical expertise.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Include a Personal statement explaining why the fellowship interests you and why you should be selected (500 words or less). We are especially interested in learning the following:
oWhy do you want to be a part of Guns & America?
oWhat skills would you most like to develop and how would this fellowship help you achieve these goals?
oWhat do you feel is lacking in media coverage of gun-related stories?
oIs there anything that you would like us to know that is not covered in any other part of your application?
Provide three examples of your best recent work (preferably one example of work with audio).
Department Contact Information
Department Contact Name and TitleNora Casper, Finance Director
Department Contact Telephone or *********************
Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at ************** or send an email to
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Website : http://www.unc.edu/
Carolina’s vibrant people and programs attest to the University’s long-standing place among leaders in higher education since it was chartered in 1789 and opened its doors for students in 1795 as the nation’s first public university. Situated in the beautiful college town of Chapel Hill, N.C., UNC has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. Carolina prides itself on a strong, diverse student body, academic opportunities not found anywhere else, and a value unmatched by any public university in the nation.UNC-Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is a global higher education leader known for innovative teaching, research and public service. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Carolina regularly ranks as the best value for academic quality in U.S. public higher education. Now in its third century, the University offers 78 bachelor’s, 112 master’s, 68 doctorate and seven professional degree programs through 14 schools and the College of Arts and Sciences. More than 29,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students learn from a faculty of 3,600. Every day, faculty, staff and students shape their teaching, research and public service to meet North Carolina’s most pressing needs in all 100 counties. Carolina’s 292,500 alumni live in all 50 states and more than 150 countries The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees and certificates.