Boston University SENIOR PRODUCER/EDITOR, EDIFY, Program & Production in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Tracking Code 4658/F0217 Job Description

The Senior Producing Editor of WBUR's EDify, a reporting team with an editorial focus on education, supervises a multimedia vertical for audio segment production and contributions for radio broadcasts and other digital audio venues and on-line consumption including a blog, potential podcasts, visual presentation and social media. The education unit covers education K-12 & higher education focused mostly on greater Boston and New England. The Senior Producing Editor develops and oversees innovative storytelling and narrative establishing a brand and unique identity for the vertical. In addition to the Sr. Producing Editor, the education 'team' includes an audio (radio) reporter and a digital/audio reporter whose work focuses primarily on digital posts but also includes web resources for graphics, and data visualization. The Senior Producing Editor also contributes reportage for blogs, broadcast and digital distribution. They also work with WBUR Managers to coordinate and facilitate regular public events including roundtables and forums on education focused issues and topics. The Senior Producing Editor of WBUR's Education vertical has leadership and management skills and experience to lead a strong and creative team. Utilizing the craft of public radio journalism to its fullest, the Senior Producing Editor of WBUR's EDify works in alignment with the Managing Director of News & Programs and WBURs Executive Director of News Content on strategic plans related to the education vertical's growth and evolution.

Required Skills

Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred with at least five to eight years of related 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