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Job no: 524507
Work type: Staff
Senior management: Vice Pres Advancement
Department: Communications and Marketing
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Advancement, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing
The Afternoon Host for Radio IQ will live-announce our broadcast of NPR’s All Things Considered as a primary duty, and, secondarily, produce news content and special programming as needed. They will also expected to be available to live-host, outside the usual 4 to 6:45PM weekday time-frame for special coverage (any time from 11 AM to 8 PM as news breaks) .
They will serve as the primary local voice most weekday afternoons providing news and related content as well as selecting and presenting the highest quality content for air. There will be focused attention to accuracy, balance and integrity while upholding high journalistic standards and maintaining a professional and accessible sound.
• Demonstrated experience in broadcast news anchoring, hosting, announcing, audio production, editing, and news writing/editing.
• Candidate should possess a professional sound and delivery live and recorded work as well as strong communication skills.
• Experience with broadcast equipment in studio and in the field. Strong computer experience.
• Bachelor's Degree (BA) in communications, journalism, or equivalent experience.
• Similar work in a Public Radio/Media environment
Commensurate with experience
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
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