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Announcer/Producer Senior

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Mississippi Public Broadcasting is an eight station statewide network. The network was recently honored with its fourth National Edward R. Murrow for excellence in broadcast journalism.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
JOB DUTIES INCLUDE: Mississippi Public Broadcasting is seeking an experienced broadcast journalist to serve as our Gulf coast/South Mississippi correspondent. This person will produce NPR-style news stories and features on issues of local and regional interest. The Reporter/Producer will contribute to MPB`s overall local news production including daily and spot news coverage, special programs and newsmaker interviews. This position is also responsible for producing long form, sound rich features for insertion into daily newscasts.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates should be comfortable and competent with digital editing and will responsible for researching, writing and recording all stories. The ideal candidate should be a self starter with strong news judgment who`s an enterprising journalist capable of generating story ideas.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor`s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university (AND) three (3) years of experience in work related to the above described duties; (OR) Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED), (AND) seven (7) years of experience in work related to the above described duties; (OR) Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

HOW TO APPLY:
Example of work recordings required when contacted for an interview. This position is classified as State Service; Exempt. See Web Site for complete description (www.mpbonline.org).

SUBMIT: State of Mississippi application to Personnel, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211 received by February 20, 2013. Resumes not accepted in lieu of applications. MPB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-03-20