Careers & Internships At VPR

VPR is hiring a producer/announcer and a Morning Edition producer/reporter. Come work at VPR, named by Vermont Business Magazine as one of the Best Places To Work In Vermont for the third year in a row!

Producer/Announcer

VPR has an excellent opportunity for an announcer/producer in our Programming Department. The position  includes a daily air shift, as well as substitute hosting on Morning Edition and All Things Considered. The producer operates the board for our daily news magazine, Vermont EditionResponsibilities for this position also include creating original content for Membership Drives, as well as planning and production for the drives. The position requires a high level of creative energy, strong communication skills and enthusiasm for the public radio mission.

VPR has one of the nation’s highest per capita listening and member support ratings in the country. Colchester, Vermont, is located near Lake Champlain and is a short drive to hiking and skiing in the Green Mountains.

VPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The job description is here. Only digital applications will be accepted. Include a cover letter, resume, VPR Job Application and 60 second voice audition. Only applications received at careers@vpr.net will be accepted. No phone calls please.

This is a full-time position, Tuesday through Saturday, based in the VPR Studios in Colchester and carries a generous range of benefits. The position will remain open until filled.

News Producer/Reporter - Morning Edition

VPR has an excellent opportunity for a Morning Edition producer/reporter in our News Department. Responsibilities for this position include supporting the Morning Edition host in developing and presenting timely and creative regional news programing and integrating regional news seamlessly into the show. The producer helps prepare scripts, promos and NPR segments. The producer must have a solid working knowledge of computer systems used in a broadcast news operation. Each day the producer generates new ideas, schedules and pre-interviews guests for morning two-ways. The Morning Edition producer arranges field interviews when possible. And the producer also generates news and feature content of her/his own.

VPR has one of the nation’s highest per capita listening and member support ratings in the country. Colchester, Vermont, is located near Lake Champlain and is a short drive to hiking and skiing in the Green Mountains.

VPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The complete job description is here.

VPR Studios in Colchester and carries a generous range of benefits. The position will remain open until filled.

To apply, email your cover letter, resume and completed VPR job application to careers@vpr.net. (Instructions to complete the form are here.) Only applications received at careers@vpr.net will be accepted. No phone calls please.

VPR Job Application

Applicants must submit a completed VPR Job Application. Download the VPR Job Application at the bottom of this page.

Tips for downloading and completing the Application:

  1. Right-mouse-click on the download link and select "Save As..." from the menu. Save the Application into a folder you can easily find later, and call it vpr-application-jane-doe.pdf (or something similar).
  2. Find and open the vpr-application-jane-doe.pdf file. Most computers can open PDFs. If yours doesn't, you can download Adobe Reader for free here.
  3. Complete the form electronically, do not print it out. All the fields are editable.
  4. Save your work, often.
  5. Close the PDF when you're done.
  6. Open the PDF again and review it. It's just a good idea.
  7. Attach your completed VPR Job Application, the file vpr-application-jane-doe.pdf, to your email when you reply.

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.