Careers And Internships At VPR

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Producer, Vermont Edition

VPR has an exciting opportunity for a producer on its award-winning daily news magazine Vermont Edition. Be part of our mission to explore the whole Vermont story: from politics to the environment, the economy, history, arts, culture and the natural world.

Be a key contributor to essential and compelling news conversations and interviews that serve robust broadcast and digital audiences. This position will work with a team to develop segment ideas, research issues and topics, book and pre-interview guests, line produce live broadcasts and engage with audiences on air and online.

Our ideal applicant has strong news judgment, interviewing skills and audio editing skills. Applicants should have three years' experience in news reporting, news production or related media field, as well as a demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and communicate and collaborate well in a highly tuned team. Must show curiosity about how the news affects people's lives.

A commitment to public service and advancing public radio journalism in a changing media environment is essential to this position.

Read the full Job Description here. To apply, email your resume, cover letter and completed VPR Job Application to; 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 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