Senior Reporter , Environmental Vertical

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
21 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 5159/J2017

Job Description

The Senior Reporter for WBURs environmental vertical will report and produce stories on all aspects of climate and the environment. This includes but is not limited to, stories about energy, natural resources, business and economic impacts, research, education, public health, and impacts of environmental issues on communities, people and organizations around greater Boston and New England. This reporter will collaborate closely with the Environmental Vertical Senior Producing Editor to build and maintain the environmental vertical, which will include: radio segments; online blog posts that may incorporate audio, video, text, photographs and data visualizations; prospective podcasts; interaction on social media channels; live events, and other potential platforms for coverage of education. The environmental vertical Senior Reporter may occasionally be asked to provide fill-in hosting duties for WBUR programs such as Radio Boston or future podcasts. The Senior Reporter will have strong reporting and writing skills and will be capable of practicing the craft of public radio journalism at the highest level.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred, with at least five to eight years of related work experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular