Careers And Internships At VPR

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News Producer

VPR has an exciting opportunity for an experienced news producer.

News producers are responsible for the seamless production of local newscasts and the coordination of local and national programming during Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Producers also edit and post digital newscasts and stories.

A commitment to advancing public radio journalism and public service in the changing media environment is essential. Requirements include three years of experience in broadcast and digital news.

Essential skills required include news reporting, editing for multiple platforms, knowledge and use of broadcast and digital platforms and technology and a strong ability to collaborate.

Read the full Job Description here. To apply, email your resume, cover letter and completed VPR Job Application to careers@vpr.net; no calls, please.

VPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Staff Reporter

VPR has an excellent opportunity for an experienced staff reporter to cover Southern Vermont and the Connecticut River Valley region.

Staff reporters are responsible for developing and reporting news and feature stories for broadcast and digital platforms. This position requires mastery of the skills of today’s reporters, including broadcast, digital, podcast and social media.

A commitment to advancing public radio journalism and public service in the changing media environment is essential. Requirements include three years of relevant news experience.

Essential skills required include news reporting and peer editing for multiple platforms, knowledge and use of broadcast and digital platforms and technology and a strong ability to collaborate.

Read the full Job Description here. To apply, email your resume, cover letter and completed VPR Job Application to careers@vpr.net; no calls, please.

VPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Digital Services Specialist

VPR is hiring a Digital Services Specialist to join the Digital Strategies team.

The Specialist is responsible for understanding and supporting the creation, publication and distribution of VPR's digital content. This includes the website content management, the live streaming services, the podcast and RSS feeds, the email and mobile messaging platforms as well as the digital audience analytics.

A commitment to advancing the mission of public media and public service in the changing media environment is essential. Essential skills include close attention to detail, strong communication and collaboration skills as well as a proven track record of understanding web publishing systems.

Read the full job description here. To apply, email your resume, cover letter and a completed VPR Job Application to careers@vpr.net. No calls, please.

VPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-Time Announcer-Board Operator

On occasion, VPR has openings for on-air announcer board-operators. Applicants should be comfortable with technology and able to react quickly to solve problems. Broadcast experience is required and experience in news is a plus. VPR is looking for someone with strong communication skills and attention to detail. Scheduled hours will vary and may include weekends, evenings and holidays. Review the full job description.

If you are interested, please send a voice sample (mp3), cover letter, resume and completed VPR Job Application to careers@vpr.net. VPR will keep your submission on file. Emails only, no phone calls please.

VPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

VPR Job Application

Applicants must submit a completed VPR Job Application.

Tips for downloading and completing the Application:

  1. Right-mouse-click on the VPR Job Application link above and select "Save As..." from the menu (Mac users try Command/Apple-click). Save the Application into a folder you can easily find later and include your first and last names in the filename, e.g vpr-application-susan-stamberg.pdf.
  2. Find and open this file you just saved, vpr-application-susan-stamberg.pdf file. Most computers can open PDFs. If yours doesn't, you can download Adobe Reader for free.
  3. Complete the form electronically, do not print it out. All the fields are editable.
  4. Save your work often, as you fill it out (that's just good advice).
  5. Close the PDF when you're done.
  6. Open the PDF again and review it to make sure it looks correct (this is just more good advice).
  7. Attach your completed VPR Job Application - your file vpr-application-susan-stamberg.pdf - to your email when you apply, along with your resume and cover letter and any other materials required.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

Vermont Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. VPR provides employment opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.

View VPR's EEO Reports here.

The newsroom at VPR's Colchester studio.
Credit VPR