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Careers And Internships At VPR

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Jim Westphalen
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Come work at Vermont Public Radio. Below is a list of open positions, including full-time, part-time and internships. Please apply today, and encourage your contacts to consider employment at VPR.

Vermont Public Radio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


Current Openings:

  • News Producer

VPR seeks a creative, enterprising and thoughtful journalist to produce our successful local news shows. We’re looking for someone who is excited about new ways to engage our audience on air, digitally and through live events.
A producer should have a passion for conversations that deepen Vermonters’ understanding of their communities and hold people and organizations accountable. A producer must also bring a collaborative spirit and be equally adept at breaking news and creating sound rich field segments.

You must love the medium of public radio and talk shows, but you don’t need direct broadcast experience. We’re looking for at least two years of journalism experience, more preferred.

Read the full job description here.


  • Afternoon News Producer

Join us and help deliver timely and in-depth news to Vermont communities each afternoon. You’ll work to produce news for All Things Considered and our digital platforms.

We seek an enterprising, thoughtful producer who has solid news judgment to ensure our audience has comprehensive and deep coverage of news each day.

You’ll work with the host of All Things Considered to create newscasts and interviews that go past headlines to add context and connect with communities. You’ll also work closely with reporters to help edit and publish stories online in the afternoons.

You must be equally adept at breaking news on air and digitally. And you must be committed to diversity in reporting and sourcing.

We’re looking for a journalist who loves the medium of public radio, but you don’t need direct broadcast experience. We’re looking for at least two years of journalism experience, more preferred.

Read the full job description here.


  • Philanthropy Operations Coordinator

Vermont Public Radio and Vermont PBS have an exciting opportunity for a friendly, well organized, systematic thinker who believes in the mission of public media and the power of philanthropy. This position will work together with a growing Major Giving team to secure philanthropic support for the newly merged VPR and Vermont PBS.

The Philanthropy Operations Coordinator will help Vermont Public Radio and Vermont PBS implement a major giving program with a focus on mid-level giving and its important role in cultivating future major donors. By utilizing donor databases, and organizing outreach activities, the Coordinator will engage donors in the mission of public media and help foster philanthropic support.

A Bachelor’s degree is preferred and a minimum of two years of experience in development and/or major gifts fundraising or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent communications skills and familiarity with Raiser's Edge or Salesforce donor management systems is a plus. Occasional travel throughout Vermont and surrounding regions is required.

Read the full job description here.


HOW TO APPLY:


Please send the VPR Job Application, a cover letter and your resume to careers@vpr.org

VPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer


VPR Job Application

Applicants must submit a completed VPR job application.

Tips:

  1. It's helpful if you save the PDF with your name in the file (e.g. "totenberg-nina-vpr-application.pdf").
  2. Completing the PDF electronically? LibreOffice Draw or PDFedit are good open-source tools to consider.
  3. Printing and filling out? No worries. If you don't have a scanner, a photo is fine, just make sure it's legible!
  4. Don't forget to attach this completed PDF along with your resume, cover letter and an additional materials required.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Vermont Public Radio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

We are dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding career opportunities at VPR and we seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. If your organization distributes information about employment opportunities to job seekers, or refers job seekers to employers and would like to receive job vacancy notices from VPR, please contact us.

The New Worker Relocation Grant Program provides assistance to individuals who move to Vermont to work full-time for in-state employers. Eligibility for the program began on January 1, 2020.

View VPR's EEO Reports here.