Thank you for visiting WHYY's employment page. Here you'll find a range of employment opportunities in the fast-paced setting of Greater Philadelphia's leading public media provider. The award-winning professional staff of WHYY continues to set the bar high in areas such as television, radio and the web. Whether it's preparing a program to air or a behind-the-scenes role in support, all positions are vital to the continued growth and development of WHYY.
Producer, Radio Times
This fulltime position is responsible for supervising production and working with the Executive Producer/Host and producers in all phases of planning and production of Radio Times, WHYY's daily two-hour interview, call-in program. The ideal candidate will possess four to five years experience in a broadcast, journalism, or media environment; advanced tape editing and post-production skills; be well-versed in social media and have an extensive knowledge and interest in current books, films, pop culture, arts, politics, local, regional, national and international affairs and consumer issues; a comprehensive understanding of the judicial, legislative and political processes is a plus. In addition to the requirements outlined, the incumbent must be able to interact and engage successfully with individuals, both internally and externally, from various backgrounds, with different perspectives. Strong verbal, writing and listening skills are a must. Finally, the ideal candidate will have a proven track record of producing excellent work in a deadline-driven, hectic environment. 6/10/13
State Impact, PA - Reporter
This temporary, fulltime position beginning August 1st, 2013 and ending June 1st, 2014 is responsible for reporting on Pennsylvania energy issues such as natural gas extraction from the Marcellus Shale Deposits, State Energy Policy, and the industry's effect on the environment. The State Impact reporter should be an engaging story teller with strong reporting and writing abilities and two to three years of journalism experience, preferably in radio. This position requires cross-platform experience. The reporter must be comfortable producing content for radio, television, and the web, be able to produce high quality photographs to supplement their stories, and have knowledge of audio editing software. Reporters must be able to work flexible hours and have a valid driver's license and access to transportation as they are required to be on location at a story with little notice. The position demands a high level of creativity in attaining hard to get sources, and it is critical that the reporter is able to display good judgment in properly assessing the newsworthiness of their subject as well as its appeal to the reader. The position requires the ability to work effectively in a deadline driven environment. This is temporary position that carries no guarantee of future employment. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and be prepared to submit at least two related writing samples if needed. *Please paste or upload cover letter along with resume as one file where resume is requested at the link below 6/6/13
How to Apply
About 160 men and women bring to life the programs, content and services our region has come to know and value as part of their daily lives. Consider becoming a member of this dynamic workforce and submit your application today!
To apply, please use the online application links above or mail your resume to:
150 N. Sixth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Only resumes responding to an available position will be accepted. WHYY is an equal-opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.