- Morning Edition Producer
- Fill-In/PT On-Air Hosts
- Audio Production Internships
- Newsroom Internships
- Other Volunteering Opportunities
- FCC EEO Reports
Morning Edition Producer
The Morning Edition Producer is responsible for supporting the Morning Edition Host in developing and presenting timely and creative regional news programing and integrating regional news seamlessly into Morning Edition. The producer helps to prepare scripts and report stories. The Producer also posts news stories and audio to the RIPR.org website. The producer assures overall accuracy of news programming. Each day the producer generates new ideas for news stories and features, and helps schedule and pre-interview guests for morning two-ways. The producer helps generate questions and edits interviews for the host. The Morning Edition Producer arranges field interviews when possible. The producer generates news and feature content of their own.
1. Morning Edition newscast copy and interviews
2. RIPR news and projects
3. Online news content and social media
4. News and feature reporting
5. Participates in membership drives
A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 1 year relevant experience in reporting and/or producing is required. Knowledge of Rhode Island and New England is preferred. Must be proficient in digital audio editing and news writing. Some experience with live board operation and automation is preferred. Ability to work under strict deadline conditions.
Scheduled hours are from 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. This is a part-time hourly position. RIPR service includes news networks, RIPR.org and mobile service. This position is based in our Providence studios. Apply online only to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 12, using “Morning Edition Producer” in the subject line with cover letter, resume and three work samples provided as attachments or URLs. Work samples should include at least one audio sample. Please indicate how you learned about the job opening.
Fill-In / Part-Time On-Air Hosts
Rhode Island Public Radio has immediate openings for fill-in / part-time On-Air Hosts.
The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent vocal presentation, strong technical skills and meticulous attention to detail. RIPR is seeking warm and friendly hosts, with the flexibility and skill to fill a variety of live and pre-recorded shifts. Candidate should enjoy working independently and be comfortable adapting to changing technology.
Must be available to work either early mornings, weekends, afternoons and holidays at times. The hourly rate is depending on experience. A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years professional broadcast experience is required. Public radio experience is a plus. Must be proficient in digital audio editing software and comfortable with live board operation and automation. Must have experience preparing, writing, and delivering newscasts.
RIPR service includes news networks, RIPR.org and mobile service. This position is based in our Providence studios.
Apply online only to email@example.com using “On Air Host” in the subject line with cover letter, resume and three work samples provided as attachments or URLs. No Phone Calls Please.
Audio Production Internships
- To recruit and retain a diverse workforce that is representative of our service area.
- To provide equal opportunity in employment.
- To educate its management and staff in best practices for maintaining an inclusive and diverse environment for all persons.
- RIPR is committed to diversity and equal employment opportunity in every aspect of personnel policy and practice including: recruitment, selection, placement, training and advancement of employees.
- Recruitment for employment opportunities at RIPR takes place through an open and fair process.
- RIPR job postings are submitted to professional minority organizations consistent with its established FCC EEO program with the goal of attracting a diverse candidate pool. Special effort will be made by RIPR management and search committee members to recruit minority candidates.
- RIPR management and other appropriate staff will attend training seminars or workshops in order to learn ways to create a more diverse workforce and to maintain a culture of respect and non-discrimination. RIPR management will review practices designed to fulfill RIPR’s commitment to diversity and to meet applicable FCC guidelines.
- RIPR has 19 full time members of its public radio staff.
- Women comprise a total of 47% of RIPR’s full time staff.
- RIPR’s staff generally reflects the demographic makeup of its listening area and we will continue to recruit diverse candidates for future open positions.