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Current Open Positions

WOSU Public Media Diversity Fellowships
WOSU Public Media is seeking minority college students interested in a professional experience at an award-winning public media organization. Students will work closely with WOSU staff and will be assigned to a specific department, but will also be given special projects to be able to collaborate with colleagues across different divisions.

Our goal is to provide a unique and valuable experience to Fellows sparking a potential career in public broadcasting. Periodic discussions with WOSU leadership will offer a broader perspective of public media to Fellows and assist WOSU in refining the program in the coming years. WOSU seeks to reflect the diversity of its population through its staff, students and programming to best serve the people of central Ohio. The two open positions are listed below.  The deadline for applying is Monday, August 15, 2016.
 

Student Radio Production Assistant

All Sides with Ann Fisher is a public-affairs, call-in talk show on 89.7 FM WOSU Public Media. The program is also streamed live throughout the state on the Ohio Government Channel and is podcasted.

The production assistant will play an integral role in the daily operation of the program fulfilling the following duties: write scripts; research program guests and issues; prepare briefing materials for host; attend weekly editorial meetings; suggest and develop ideas for programs; schedule programs and confirm guests; write program descriptions.

Training is provided for technical duties that include producing and editing repeat programs, uploading podcasts, writing web page content and screening calls for inclusion on the broadcast.

Job Qualifications

  • Has genuine interest in news, policy issues, and broadcast journalism
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Newspaper or broadcast script writing

Hours
20 hours per week, five days a week, usually in either a shift from 9am to 1pm or 1pm to 5pm.

Job Duration
One year from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017

Pay
A total of $8,000 is allocated for one year.

Contact Information
Mary Alice Akins
(614) 292-4337
mary-alice.akins@wosu.org

Application Instructions
Email resume to mary-alice.akins@wosu.org.
Interviews with selected applicants will follow the screening process.

 


WOSU Public Media Diversity Fellowships
WOSU Public Media is seeking minority college students interested in a professional experience at an award-winning public media organization. Students will work closely with WOSU staff and will be assigned to a specific department, but will also be given special projects to be able to collaborate with colleagues across different divisions.

Our goal is to provide a unique and valuable experience to Fellows sparking a potential career in public broadcasting. Periodic discussions with WOSU leadership will offer a broader perspective of public media to Fellows and assist WOSU in refining the program in the coming years. WOSU seeks to reflect the diversity of its population through its staff, students and programming to best serve the people of central Ohio. The two open positions are listed below.  The deadline for applying is Monday, August 15, 2016.

Student Marketing Coordinator

The Marketing Coordinator will assist with the marketing of WOSU Public Media by supporting promotions and media relations plans.

This position will be responsible for developing promotional and PR copy for a variety of platforms and distribution channels

Work with cross-functional teams to support events and marketing campaigns.

Provide administrative support to the Marketing Communications Team.

Detailed Description
Marketing & Promotions Support – 50%

  • Attend monthly TV schedule meetings and develop copy for radio spots
  • Monitor and update content daily for social media posts for local productions, like Columbus Neighborhoods
  • Develop promotional copy for variety of projects for all platforms: print (including Airfare magazine), radio, TV and digital media (including e-newsletters)
  • Monitor and update content for dedicated websites, blogs or online show pages of local productions, like Off Air and columbusneighborhoods.org

Media Relations – 20%

  • Compile and distribute weekly radio listings to media outlets
  • Write press releases for new programs and initiatives
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with local press and look for PR opportunities

Special Events – 20%

  • Research options, work with vendors and order marketing collateral for events
  • Support Special Events Marketing Manager in event preparation, community outreach and expanding presence at WOSU@COSI

Administrative Support – 10%

  • Process eRequests
  • Maintain marketing storage areas
  • Provide overall assistance to Marketing Communications Team

Hours
10 to 20 hours per week

Job Duration
One year- September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017

Pay
A total of $8,000 is allocated for one year.

Job Qualifications

  • Studies in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing/Advertising or Journalism preferred
  • 2+ years in marketing, communications, public relations or copywriting
  • Proficient in digital content management (web and social media)
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Aptitude working with Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Commitment to WOSU Public Media goals and priorities

Contact Information
Mary Alice Akins
(614) 292-4337
mary-alice.akins@wosu.org

Application Instructions
Email resume to mary-alice.akins@wosu.org.
Interviews with selected applicants will follow the screening process.